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Squirt - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Squirt

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

Squirt is a term that refers to the phenomenon of the cue ball taking a slightly different angle of travel when struck with side english. Rather than going straight and parallel with the direction of travel of the cue stick, the cue ball tends to veer. The greater the english, the greater the squirt.

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

Squirt - Usage

Oh, did you see the squirt on that ball? I must have put too much english on it.

Billiards - Squirt

  • Title: Squirt
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/19/2006
  • Last Updated: 1/4/2008 9:49:59 PM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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