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cue ball

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

n
(Billiards & Snooker) billiards snooker the ball struck by the cue, as distinguished from the object balls
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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]
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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.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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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However, it is much more difficult to look at the final position of the balls to infer how hard and at what angle the cue ball initially was struck.
With the Albert pairing some 14 points ahead on the green, Andrew Edgar then potted both green and brown, only to see the cue ball unfortunately come to rest behind the pink and snookered on the blue.
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Addressing the cue ball at the table, Davis (left) feathered it.
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The eventual effects will create the dynamic impact of one sector to the other which will resemble to billiard balls being hit by the cue ball. And as mot billiard experts would say, you can control the movement of the other balls by the spike and speed of the cue ball.
Featuring a manual transmission with a white cue ball shift knob as a nod to the original, it's as raucous as a modern Mustang can be thanks to an active valve performance exhaust system, modified to give the car a signature sound.
1 on the left corner pocket but eventually scratched the cue ball on the side that opened a door of opportunity for LV and Liu to sweep the table for a 6-4 edge.
Responding specifically about his reaction to Dale's comments about his perceived lack of cue ball control, Trump added: "I just think it's a little bit wrong of him to say that during a game.
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He went about the perfect clearance that brought the maximum jackpot with such precision it was close to virtualreality snooker, Robertson exercising such unflinching control over the cue ball. The plant he made to pot the ninth red was never in doubt and the punch of the air in delight was richly deserved, as was the standing ovation from the York Barbican Centre crowd.
Compton added: "The cue ball spun back against the tip of his cue with the faintest of touches but Michael immediately called it which was very sporting of him - but then pool is like that."