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Pyramid - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Pyramid

Pyramid is a billiards slang term that is a part of Billiard Accessory Terminology.

Other than the billiard games of Russian pyramid, the term pyramid also refers to the form of the full fifteen ball set of pool or snooker object balls after being racked, and before the break shot. This usage, which is mainly British, can also be heard in American usage ca. World War I.

See: rack, triangle for more on the meaning of "Pyramid".

Pyramid - Usage

Can you please make the pyramid nice and tight? I think it breaks better that way.

Billiards - Pyramid

  • Title: Pyramid
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 8/16/2008 10:49:57 AM

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