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Shot - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Shot

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

A shot is an action which begins when the cue tip contacts the cue ball and ends when all balls have stopped moving. Don't confuse shot with stroke. A stroke begins before a shot has ever technically taken place.

See: stroke, in stroke, catch a stroke, dead stroke, dead punch for more on the meaning of "Shot".

Shot - Usage

Its your shot. He performed the shot with a blindfold on.

Billiards - Shot

Forum questions and answers mentioning the billiard definition of "Shot":

  • Title: Shot
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/15/2006
  • Last Updated: 12/26/2007 9:49:57 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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