Weight - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Weight
Weight is a billiards slang term that is a part of Skill Level Terminology.
As related to billiards and other cue sports, weight is basically a mutually agreed upon modification to the rules of the billiard game so that players of lower skill levels can compete against each other in a meaningful way. If you are playing someone considerably worse than you at 9-ball, you can set it up so that if they make the 8-Ball, they win. One can either "give weight" or "get weight".
See: handicap, handicapping, wild, wild handicap, wild 8 for more on the meaning of "Weight".
Weight - Usage
Gary, you're a champion. To play you, I need some weight.
Billiards - Weight
- Title: Weight
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 4/13/2006
- Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:50:15 AM
- Last Updated By: billiardsforum
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