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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: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 12/22/2007 11:37:48 AM

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