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Kill Shot - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Kill Shot

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

A kill shot is a type of billiard shot that is executed with draw and usually with inside english. A kill shot is intended to slow down the speed of a cue ball as much as is physically possible after it contacts the object ball. A kill shot gets its name from the way the shot kills the speed of the cue ball.

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

Kill Shot - Usage

Your cue ball keeps going after it hits the object ball because you are hitting it too high. Hit it lower with a nice little kill shot.

Billiards - Kill Shot

  • Title: Kill Shot
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/6/2008 6:30:10 PM

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