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Stroke - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Stroke

Stroke is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

In it's most basic form, the term stroke refers to the physical movement or motion of the shooter's arm and the cue stick. This includes the movement itself, the speed, the angle, the precision, and all other aspects of the act of making the shot. It may also refer in general to a particular player's shooting technique and abilities.

See: shot, in stroke, catch a stroke, dead stroke, dead punch for more on the meaning of "Stroke".

Stroke - Usage

Clear your mind for the point at which you execute the stroke. She has a good stroke. What is your stroke technique?

Billiards - Stroke

Forum questions and answers mentioning the billiard definition of "Stroke":

  • Title: Stroke
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 4/9/2006
  • Last Updated: 12/27/2007 9:50:00 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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