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Play The Cue Ball - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Play The Cue Ball

Play The Cue Ball is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

In playing a shot, to play the cue ball means to put your priority on achieving the best possible cue ball position. To play the cue ball is also known as taking care of whitey, with secondary focus on your object ball goals, generally because making the shot is less likely than the need for a good safety.

See: position play, cue ball control, position, cue power, taking care of whitey, stick your rock for more on the meaning of "Play The Cue Ball".

Play The Cue Ball - Usage

You have to get better at learning how to play the cue ball.

Billiards - Play The Cue Ball

  • Title: Play The Cue Ball
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 5/17/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:45 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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