Yellows - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Yellows
Yellows is a billiards slang term that is a part of Billiard Accessory Terminology.
In snooker, yellows refers to the lowest valued colored ball that is still on the table. Yellows are worth 2 points.
It is also considered one of the baulk colors.
Also, in blackball, yellows are one of two groups of 7 object balls. Similar to stripes in billiards, all of these balls must be pocketed before the 8 ball is pocketed.
See: big, bigs, big balls, big ones, stripes, overs, high, striped ones, striped balls, yellow ball for more on the meaning of "Yellows".
Yellows - Usage
I'm shooting yellows.
Billiards - Yellows
- Title: Yellows
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 12/22/2007 11:37:48 AM
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