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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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Snooker is a billiard game played on a pool table with six pockets. Aside from the cue ball, there are 15 red balls worth one point each, and six balls of different colors: yellow, green, brown, ...

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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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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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Pockets are openings in a billiard table, into which balls are shot (pocketed or potted). Pockets can be cut into the surface of the table, on the inner section, or on the sides and in the corners of ...

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Rails, or cushion rails, are the sides of a billiard table's wooden frame, upon which the elastic rubber is mounted. It also serves as a rest for player's hand while taking a shot.

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