Top Spin - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Top Spin
Top Spin is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.
Top spin refers to the forward rotation imparted to the cue ball by a striking it above the center point or equator.
Top spin is the result of a follow shot, where the player strikes the cue ball above the equator. This creates forward spin or top spin and causes the ball to roll forward faster, carom at a wider angle, and have a larger angle off of a cushion.
See: follow, follow shot, topspin for more on the meaning of "Top Spin".
Top Spin - Usage
Throw a little bit of top spin on that ball by using a follow shot.
Billiards - Top Spin
- Title: Top Spin
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 6/1/2006
- Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:50:04 AM
- Last Updated By: billiardsforum
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