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Wing Ball - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Wing Ball

Wing Ball is a billiards term that is a part of Game Rule Terminology.

A wing ball is considered to be either of the balls sitting at the lateral extreme regions of a nine ball diamond when in position in a rack. The wing balls are normally used as a reliable judge of a quality break. In nine ball, the break is normally taken from close to one of the cushions in the kitchen. The break is considered a quality break when the opposite wing ball is pocketed.

Wing Ball - Usage

You can tell that it was a nice break because of the way the two wing ball was pocketed on the break shot.

Billiards - Wing Ball

  • Title: Wing Ball
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/22/2007
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:50:15 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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