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Topspin - Billiard Term Definition

Welcome to the billiard, pool, and snooker glossary of terms. This is the definition of Topspin as it relates to cue sports. You can also view the entire billiard dictionary

Definition of Topspin

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

Topspin is the name of the type of spin applied to a cue ball via the follow shot. It creates a forward spin on the cue ball which has several effects. It causes the cue ball to travel faster, and creates wider angles of incidence. Topspin is created by striking the cue ball above the equator.

See: follow, follow shot, top spin for more on the meaning of "Topspin".

Topspin - Usage

How do you use topspin on the cue ball? What is it good for?

Billiards - Topspin

  • Title: Topspin
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/10/2008 7:50:41 PM

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