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: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 12/1/2007 1:32:00 AM
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