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The glossary contains brief descriptions of most common billiards games, as well as the most commonly used terms in billiards.

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Possibly the most popular of all billiard games, eight ball is played on a pool table with six pockets. It is played with 16 balls: white, or the cue ball, seven striped and seven solid-colored ...

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Nine-ball is a type of a pocket billiards played on a table with six pockets and with ten balls - a cue ball, and nine object balls numbered from 1 to 9. The objective is to pocket the 9 ball, ...

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Russian pyramid, also known as pyramid or Russian billiards, is a type of pool game played on a table with six pockets. There are 15 white object balls and a red cue ball. It is similar to the ...

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Carom, or carambole billiards, is a type of billiard game played on a pocketless table. The objective of the game is to score points by "caroming" one's own cue ball off both the opponent's cue ball ...

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Billiard chalk is a powdered substance placed on the tip of a cue stick to increase the friction between the tip of the cue and the cue ball. Cue "chalk" is not actually chalk (calcium carbonate) at ...

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Also cue-ball, cueball, is the ball that a player strikes with a cue stick. It exists in nearly any cue sport, and it is typically white in color, hence often referred to as the "white ball". It can ...

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Cue stick, or simply cue, is a stick which is used to propel balls in billiard games. It is usually around 55-60" in length with a tip made of a material such as leather on the end and sometimes with ...

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