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Safety Break - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Safety Break

Safety Break is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

A safety break is a type of break shot that is played with the intention of leaving the incoming player in a situation where there are no shots available, or at the very least, no easy shots. A safety break is a break technique that is normally utilized by the opening player in the game of straight pool.

See: safety, safe, containing safety, snooker for more on the meaning of "Safety Break".

Safety Break - Usage

Blast him. He made a safety break and left me with squat.

Billiards - Safety Break

  • Title: Safety Break
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/5/2008 11:18:50 PM

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