half-ball

(redirected from half-balls)

half-ball

n
(Billiards & Snooker)
a. a contact in billiards, etc, in which the player aims through the centre of the cue ball to the edge of the object ball, so that half the object ball is covered
b. (as modifier): a half-ball stroke.
References in periodicals archive ?
Using a tablespoon-size cookie dough scoop, tightly scoop batter into half-balls and place about 2 inches apart on the prepared cookie sheets.
Stabilising tools, from exercise balls to Bosu balls, which look like half-balls, have been used in rehabilitation for decades, said Dr Audrey Lynn Millar, a physical therapist with ACSM.
I was disappointed because we had a couple of half-balls into people's feet in the box where you're looking to get a third goal and we're disappointed we didn't get it.