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Overcut - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Overcut

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

In billiards, overcut occurs when the object ball is struck with too great of a cut angle. Essentially it is hit too thin. Generally though, it has been suggested, and repeated throughout the ages, that overcutting is better than undercutting.

See: undercut, overcutting, undercutting, thick for more on the meaning of "Overcut".

Overcut - Usage

He missed that shot because it was overcut.

Billiards - Overcut

  • Title: Overcut
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 12/1/2007 1:32:00 AM

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