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Striped Balls - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Striped Balls

Striped Balls is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Accessory Terminology.

Striped balls belong in the high suit of a set of billiard balls. Striped balls are numbered 9 through 15. They are so called striped balls because of the wide white stripe that runs the center of the ball. It has also been claimed that because of an optical illusion, striped balls often appear larger to the eye than do solid balls.

See: big, bigs, big balls, big ones, stripes, yellows, overs, high, striped ones for more on the meaning of "Striped Balls".

Striped Balls - Usage

You are shooting striped balls right now so stay away from the solids.

Billiards - Striped Balls

  • Title: Striped Balls
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 12/22/2007 12:03:14 PM

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