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Sidespin - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Sidespin

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

Sidespin is another name for english as applied to the cue ball. To apply sidespin, the shooting player must strike the cueball either to the left or to the right of the equator or center vertical axis.

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, side spin, deflection, siding for more on the meaning of "Sidespin".

Sidespin - Usage

I love the look of the application of sidespin on those cue balls with the dots.

Billiards - Sidespin

  • Title: Sidespin
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/4/2008 6:01:59 PM

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