Protect - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Protect
Protect is a billiards term that is a part of Scoring Terminology.
In one pocket, to protect a ball or balls would be to block your opponent's easy access to remove threats you have established near your pocket. To protect a lead would be to play the score by effectively making it difficult for your opponent to score enough points to get back in the game. To protect a layout advantage would be to prevent your opponent from neutralizing a table layout that favors you.
See: ahead race, race for more on the meaning of "Protect".
Protect - Usage
I have to focus because I want to protect my lead here.
Billiards - Protect
- Title: Protect
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 5/17/2006
- Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:46 AM
- Last Updated By: billiardsforum
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