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Safe - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Safe

Safe is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

Safe is a billiard term with several meanings. Safe is a shortened term that refers to safety. Safe describes the state of the situation for a player whom has just been left in a situation by his or her opponent whereby it is extremely difficult or impossible to pot any balls on. This situation may also be called a snooker. The term safe can be used to describe the state of a ball that lies in such a position where it is extremely difficult to pot.

See: safety, containing safety, safety break, snooker for more on the meaning of "Safe".

Safe - Usage

There is nothing that can be done about the brown ball. It is in a safe position at the moment and we can't get to it.

Billiards - Safe

  • Title: Safe
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/19/2006
  • Last Updated: 1/5/2008 5:49:56 PM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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