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pl.n. (used with a sing. verb)
1. A game played on a rectangular cloth-covered table with raised cushioned edges, in which a cue is used to hit three small, hard balls against one another or the side cushions of the table.
2. One of several similar games, such as pool.
[French billard, from bille, log; see billet2.]
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n (functioning as singular)
1. (Billiards & Snooker) any of various games in which long cues are used to drive balls now made of composition or plastic. It is played on a rectangular table covered with a smooth tight-fitting cloth and having raised cushioned edges
[C16: from Old French billard curved stick, from Old French bille log; see billet2]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
n. (used with a sing. v.)
any of several games played with hard balls that are driven with a cue on a cloth-covered table, esp. a game played with a cue ball and two object balls on a table without pockets. Compare pool 2 (def. 1).
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|Noun||1.||billiards - any of several games played on rectangular cloth-covered table (with cushioned edges) in which long tapering cue sticks are used to propel ivory (or composition) balls|
table game - a game that is played on a table
break - the opening shot that scatters the balls in billiards or pool
carom, cannon - a shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other
masse, masse shot - a shot in billiards made by hitting the cue ball with the cue held nearly vertically; the cue ball spins around another ball before hitting the object ball
miscue - a faulty shot in billiards; the cue tip slips off the cue ball
cannon - make a cannon
break - make the opening shot that scatters the balls
carom - make a carom
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لُعْبَةُ البلياردولُعْبَةُ البِلْياردو
biljarîur, knattborîsleikur, ballskák
trò chơi bida
billiards[ˈbɪljədz] NSING → billar msing
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
billiards[ˈbɪlɪərdz] n → jeu m de billard, billard m
to play billiards → jouer au billardbilliard table n → table f de billard, billard m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
billiards[ˈbɪljədz] nsg → biliardo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
billiards(ˈbiljədz) noun singular
a game played with long thin sticks (cues) and balls, on a table. biljartspel لُعْبَةُ البلياردو билярд bilhar kulečník das Billard billiard μπιλιάρδοbillar piljard بیلیارد biljardi billard בִּילָיארד बिलियर्ड biljar biliárd bilyar biljarður, knattborðsleikur, ballskák biliardo ビリアード 당구 bilijardas biljards permainan billiard biljartbiljardbilard د بيليارد لوبه bilhar biliard бильярд biliard biljard bilijar biljard บิลเลียด bilardo 撞球 більярд ایک کھیل کا نام trò chơi bida 台球
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
billiards→ لُعْبَةُ البِلْياردو kulečník billard Billard μπιλιάρδο billar biljardi billard biljar biliardo ビリヤード 당구 biljart biljard bilard bilhar бильярд biljard บิลเลียด bilardo trò chơi bida 台球
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