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Side Spin - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Side Spin

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

Side spin is an informal phrase to refer to the application of english to the cue ball by striking it either to the left or to the right of it's center axis. Amateur or leisure players may refer to english as side spin. Side spin may be shortened to just side in some locales.

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

Side Spin - Usage

Hey Bruce, why don't you try to put some of that there side english on the white ball.

Billiards - Side Spin

  • Title: Side Spin
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/3/2008 8:21:03 PM

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