cue ball

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cue ball

n.
The white ball that is propelled with the cue in billiards and pool.

cue ball

n
(Billiards & Snooker) billiards snooker the ball struck by the cue, as distinguished from the object balls

cue′ ball`


n.
(in billiards or pool) the usu. white ball a player strikes with the cue, as distinguished from the object balls.
[1880–85]

cue ball

1. White ball struck by the cue and propelled on to an object ball.
2. White ball struck by the cue and propelled onto an object ball.
3. White ball struck by the cue and propeled on to an object ball.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cue ball - the ball that the billiard player or pool player strikes with his cuecue ball - the ball that the billiard player or pool player strikes with his cue
billiard ball - ball used in playing billiards
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