Triangle - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Triangle
Triangle is a billiards slang term that is a part of Billiard Accessory Terminology.
In billiards and snooker, the triangle is a form of a rack device that is shaped like a triangle. Different cue sport games use different sized triangles. The larger sized triangles are used in various pool games, such as 8 ball, and the smaller sized triangles are used in snooker and UK 8 Ball. Ball size is normally the dependent factor in determining triangle size. A larger triangle is used for the twenty-one ball rack for baseball game of pocket billiards. The smallest triangle rack is employed in three-ball but is not strictly necessary, as the front of a larger rack can be used, or the balls can be arranged by hand.
See: rack, racking, re-rack, pyramid for more on the meaning of "Triangle".
Triangle - Usage
Rack-em up. Where is the triangle? The last time I saw it, it was hanging under the table.
Billiards - Triangle
- Title: Triangle
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 3/15/2006
- Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:50:04 AM
- Last Updated By: billiardsforum
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