HyperDic: billiards

English > 1 sense of the word billiards:
NOUNactbilliardsany of several games / games played on rectangular cloth-covered table (with cushioned edges) in which long tapering cue sticks are used to propel ivory (or composition) balls
billiards > pronunciation
Soundsbih'lyerdz
Rhymesafterwards ... words: 14 rhymes with erdz...
English > billiards: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningAny of several games / games played on rectangular cloth-covered table (with cushioned edges) in which long tapering cue sticks are used to propel ivory (or composition) balls.
Category ofbreakmake the opening shot that scatters the balls
cannonmake a cannon
carommake a carom
PartsbreakThe opening shot that scatters the balls in billiards or pool
carom, cannonA shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other
masse, masse shotA shot in billiards made by hitting the cue ball with the cue held nearly vertically
miscueA faulty shot in billiards
Broadertable gameA game / game that is played on a table
Spanishbillar
Catalanbillar
Adjectivesbilliardof or relating to billiards

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