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Sliding Ball - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Sliding Ball

Sliding Ball is a billiards term that is a part of Pool Table Terminology.

The term sliding ball refers to a ball that has taken on the phenomenon called slide. Slide, and thus a sliding ball, is common on pool tables with brand new cloth.

See: slide, new cloth slide for more on the meaning of "Sliding Ball".

Sliding Ball - Usage

I missed that shot because of the sliding ball phenomenon due to the new cloth. This would not have happened on a worked in table. Whatever Leo, if you were truly skilled you wouldn't execute a shot that caused a sliding ball.

Billiards - Sliding Ball

  • Title: Sliding Ball
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/13/2008 9:50:11 PM

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