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On A String - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of On A String

On A String is a billiards slang term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

In billiards, this saying is generally used to describe perfect cue ball location in position play. On a string refers to the player having the cue ball on a string, which refers to their skill for perfectly controlling where the cue ball comes to rest after each shot.

See: string, having the cue ball on a string, position play for more on the meaning of "On A String".

On A String - Usage

Gary's shape is excellent today; he really has got that cue ball on a string.

Billiards - On A String

  • Title: On A String
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 4/12/2006
  • Last Updated: 1/12/2008 9:49:42 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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