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Threading The Needle - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Threading The Needle

Threading The Needle is a billiards slang term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

Threading the needle is a term used to describe the action of precise shooting as such that an object ball or the cue ball is carefully shot through a very narrow pathway or otherwise tight situation to it's intended destination. The action gets its name from the precise and delicate task of actually threading a needle whereby you must pass a thread through a very small needle hole.

See: tight, thread the needle, squeeze shot, window for more on the meaning of "Threading The Needle".

Threading The Needle - Usage

Wow, I can't believe you shot that 6 ball through that big mess of balls and made the shot. Yeah, thats what I call threading the needle.

Billiards - Threading The Needle

  • Title: Threading The Needle
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 12/27/2007 12:26:17 PM

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