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Maximum Break - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Maximum Break

Maximum Break is a billiards term that is a part of Snooker Terminology.

Maximum break is a phrase used in snooker to signify the highest possible break score attainable on the racked balls. Maximum Break calculations normally accrues to 147 points. This is calculated by summing the 15 reds in combination with the scoring on the black, and then potting the colors.

See: total clearance, clearance, maximum, break, break shot, highest snooker break, break serve, breaking violation, century break, opening break shot, open break for more on the meaning of "Maximum Break".

Maximum Break - Usage

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Billiards - Maximum Break

  • Title: Maximum Break
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 12/30/2007 9:08:20 PM

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