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Side - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Side

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

Side is another term for english. Side is when the player applies some english to the cue ball by striking it to either the left or the right hand side of it's center vertical axis. Side is mainly a billiard term used by the British to refer to a narrow definition of english.

See: english, body english, hold up english, inside english, natural english, outside english, reverse english, running english, side english, transferred english, unintentional english, left, right, side, side spin, sidespin, deflection, siding for more on the meaning of "Side".

Side - Usage

I wish I had the billiard technique and skill to put side on a cue ball.

Billiards - Side

  • Title: Side
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/3/2008 8:13:18 PM

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