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Side Rail - Billiard Term Definition

Welcome to the billiard, pool, and snooker glossary of terms. This is the definition of Side Rail as it relates to cue sports. You can also view the entire billiard dictionary

Definition of Side Rail

Side Rail is a billiards term that is a part of Pool Table Terminology.

On a billiard, pool, or snooker table, the side rail is either of the two longer rails. A side rail has a corner pocket at each end, and is bisected in the center with a center pocket. Side rail may also be called the long rail.

See: long rail for more on the meaning of "Side Rail".

Side Rail - Usage

I'm going to bank the 9 ball off the side rail.

Billiards - Side Rail

  • Title: Side Rail
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/12/2008 1:38:34 PM

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