Table Scratch - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Table Scratch
Table Scratch is a billiards term that is a part of Game Rule Terminology.
Table scratch is a term that has a few contexts with relation to cue sports.
A table scratch in the first context refers to the shooting player neglecting to hit any object ball with the cue ball. Most rule sets consider the table scratch to be a foul, unless shooting at the 8 ball, where loss of game occurs.
The second context for table scratch refers to the failure by the shooting player to drive an object ball to any cushion or to pocket a legal object ball once the cue ball has initially connected with the target object ball.
A table scratch may also refer to the action of shooting the cue ball, or any ball, off of the playing surface of the billiard table.
See: scratch for more on the meaning of "Table Scratch".
Table Scratch - Usage
He's table scratched 10 times today. I've never seen anyone table scratch that much before ever.
Billiards - Table Scratch
- Title: Table Scratch
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 1/11/2008 7:02:18 PM
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