Out - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Out
Out is a billiards slang term that is a part of Scoring Terminology.
In cue sports, the term out has a few different contexts for usage. In it's simplest form, the term out may refer to the act of running out.
In a handicap context, the term out, when preceded by a number of balls refers to the specific number of balls for the spot from that number to the 9 ball. For example, the 5 out allows the player receiving weight to pocket the 5 ball, 6 ball, 7 ball, 8 ball, and the 9 ball to win.
See: run out, handicap, orange crush for more on the meaning of "Out".
Out - Usage
I'll give you 6 out if you want to play for four bills. Are you game?
Billiards - Out
- Title: Out
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 1/12/2008 2:20:52 PM
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