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POCKET BILLIARDS

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POCKET BILLIARDS (noun)
  The noun POCKET BILLIARDS has 1 sense:

1. any of various games played on a pool table having 6 pockets

  Familiarity information: POCKET BILLIARDS used as a noun is very rare.


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POCKET BILLIARDS (noun)


Sense 1pocket billiards [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Any of various games played on a pool table having 6 pockets

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

pocket billiards; pool

Hypernyms ("pocket billiards" is a kind of...):

table game (a game that is played on a table)

Meronyms (parts of "pocket billiards"):

break (the opening shot that scatters the balls in billiards or pool)

cannon; carom (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)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "pocket billiards"):

snooker (a form of pool played with 15 red balls and six balls of other colors and a cue ball)


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