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Rain Table - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Rain Table

Rain Table is a billiards slang term that is a part of Pool Table Terminology.

A rain table situation occurs under humid conditions were the rails are springy, the cloth plays slow, and billiard balls pick up a lot of dirt and debris. Generally used to describe horrible playing conditions. It should be noted, however, that both players are subject to the same table, and thus, have the same disadvantage.

See: wet table for more on the meaning of "Rain Table".

Rain Table - Usage

It was the worst. The whole weekend was a gong show of playing on a rain table.

Billiards - Rain Table

  • Title: Rain Table
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 4/12/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:52 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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