Roll Up - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Roll Up
Roll Up is a billiards term that is a part of Game Rule Terminology.
Roll up is a light or gentle cue ball tap that is executed with the intention of getting it in as tight as possible behind another ball so as to create a snooker situation for the incoming player.
The roll up is most commonly seen in the game of snooker, and is actually not a legal safety move in many billiard and pool games, where each shot must either yield a pocketed ball, or a ball driven to a cushion after contacting the object ball.
See: snooker for more on the meaning of "Roll Up".
Roll Up - Usage
It is snooker we're playing mate, why don't you roll up on the brown and snooker your opponent, since you have no other shot.
Billiards - Roll Up
- Title: Roll Up
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 1/13/2008 6:45:42 PM
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