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Undercut - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Undercut

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

Undercut refers to hitting the object ball without enough of a cut angle. It can also be said that the shooter is hitting the object ball too full or fat. It is a known truth that overcutting is preferable to undercutting. An undercut shot is also knows as a thick shot.

See: overcut, overcutting, undercutting, fat, thick shot for more on the meaning of "Undercut".

Undercut - Usage

The shot was undercut, and thus, was never pocketed.

Billiards - Undercut

  • Title: Undercut
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 10/26/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:50:07 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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