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Long String - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Long String

Long String is a billiards term that is a part of Pool Table Terminology.

The long string is an imaginary line that runs from the center of the head rail to the center of the foot rail. The long string line is the line that geometrically divides the pool table in to equal half-sections. The long string intersects the center string and the foot string at the head spot, the head string, the center spot, and the foot spot.

See: center string, centre string, center spot, centre spot, head string, foot string, head spot, foot spot for more on the meaning of "Long String".

Long String - Usage

All of my balls are somehow on only one side of the long string. That is going to be weird to play.

Billiards - Long String

  • Title: Long String
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/13/2006
  • Last Updated: 1/4/2008 9:49:33 PM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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