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Shorten a Bank - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Shorten a Bank

Shorten a Bank is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

To shorten a bank is to use harder speed, or hold up english or both, in order to obtain a more acute rebound angle on a bank shot.

See: bank shot, banked ball, bank, banking lane, cross corner bank, cross over bank, cross side, short bank, z-bank, banking line for more on the meaning of "Shorten a Bank".

Shorten a Bank - Usage

You can pocket the 4 ball but you'll have to shorten a bank shot to get around the 13 ball.

Billiards - Shorten a Bank

  • Title: Shorten a Bank
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 5/18/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:57 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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