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Throw Shot - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Throw Shot

Throw Shot is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

A throw shot is a shot that contacts the object ball and changes its path due to the amount of english applied. The term throw shot can also refer to a combination shot whereby the initial ball first rubs against the center connecting line of the two frozen object balls. This causes the second object ball to be thrown out.

See: throw, collision induced throw for more on the meaning of "Throw Shot".

Throw Shot - Usage

He won the game with a final throw shot to pocket the eight ball. That was a pretty crazy throw shot. I think Richard will try a throw shot with those two balls down at the end of the table.

Billiards - Throw Shot

  • Title: Throw Shot
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 8/17/2008 8:37:21 PM

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