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Window - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Window

Window is a billiards slang term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

In billiards, the term window refers to an opening between two object balls just barely blocking your path to the target object ball. The window is typically just barely large enough for the cue ball to pass through. Shooing the cue ball through a window is typically challenging and requires some precision.

See: thread the needle, threading the needle, surgeon, squeeze shot for more on the meaning of "Window".

Window - Usage

Well Jim, you do have that window there between the ten and the eight ball, but be careful. It isn't a very big window.

Billiards - Window

  • Title: Window
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 8/8/2008 7:51:55 PM

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