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Potting Angle - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Potting Angle

Potting Angle is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

The potting angle is the desired angle that must be created between the trajectory of the cue ball and the path of the object ball upon contact in order to ensure that the object ball is potted successfully. The potting angle is commonly measured to the pocket's center.

See: aiming line for more on the meaning of "Potting Angle".

Potting Angle - Usage

Watch the potting line! Boy, you have a lot to learn.

Billiards - Potting Angle

  • Title: Potting Angle
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/13/2008 11:22:16 AM

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