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Kill - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Kill

Kill is a billiards slang term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

Kill is a shortened version of the term kill shot. Kill is derived from the way the speed of the cue ball is killed after striking the object ball. Kill is executed by applying draw with a little bit of inside english as well. To kill the cue ball means to use the right combination of cue ball speed, english and fullness of contact such that the cue ball abruptly loses momentum after contact with a ball and or cushions.

See: stop shot, kill shot, dead ball shot for more on the meaning of "Kill".

Kill - Usage

You will need to put a little kill on that so that you don't scratch.

Billiards - Kill

  • Title: Kill
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/6/2008 6:38:40 PM

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