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Position - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Position

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

Position is a term that is used as a shorthand for position play. In position play, the shooting player works hard to ensure that the position of the balls, chiefly the cue ball, after a shot, is as optimal as possible to ensure that the next shot can be made with as much ease as possible.

See: position play, cue ball control, cue power, play the cue ball, taking care of whitey, shape, position for more on the meaning of "Position".

Position - Usage

That was the perfect position for his next shot on the 8.

Billiards - Position

  • Title: Position
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/19/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:46 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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