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Long - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Long

Long is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

On bank shots, to come up long means to miss towards the far side of the pocket, in the direction that too much running english would tend to send the object ball. Also, a table could be said to be playing long, when it appears to have a tendency towards longer, more open rebound angles.

Long - Usage

It was a great try on that shot on the 6 ball, but it came up long.

Billiards - Long

  • Title: Long
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 4/16/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:33 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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