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Run Out - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Run Out

Run Out is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

Run out refers to a run where the player pockets all remaining required balls and wins the game without the opponent ever getting another chance at the table. Run out may also refer to the series of balls pocketed in one inning to win the game. The key aspects of the run out are that there must be a run, and the run must be finished by winning the game.

See: run, run the table, eight and out, break and run, break and dish, break and run out, runout, dish, out for more on the meaning of "Run Out".

Run Out - Usage

The game was about half over when it was Jim's inning. He shot and pocketed the 6 ball, and proceeded to make every shot from there to run out the game.

Billiards - Run Out

  • Title: Run Out
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 2/15/2006
  • Last Updated: 1/2/2008 12:48:00 PM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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