How to play Pool 8 - 2004 - regras do jogo

ENTRIES

CUSHION STROKE
BAULK
B.C.A.
WHITE IN HAND
THE BALL IN PLAY
THE BALL ON
MISTAKE
BREAK
C.E.B.
CENTER
SCREW BACK
NOMINATION
DIAMONDS
TOUCHING BALL
E.P.B.F.
SIDE or CHECK SIDE
FOUL
FRAME
FREEBALL
RAKE
TIP
POCKET
ANCILLARY CUE
COMBINATION
CROSS
BAULK LINE
RETURN LINE
MASSE
CENTER SPOT
MOUCHES
SAFE
RESAFE
OPENING
OPEN TABLE
SPIDER
CUE GAME
P.B.T.A.
PUSH-OUT
DOUBLE STROKE
P.O.R.S.
PRESS
EXTENSIONS
CENTER SPOT
MAIN SPOT
PYRAMID
PZBil.
PZSiBA
BREAKER
CENTER POCKET
SNOOKER
SPOT
SCREW-BACK
THE "D"
SHAFT
TOP STROKE
ROD
FREE-BALL
W.P.A.
HEIGHTENED SPIDER
CLOSED TABLE
FROZEN BALL
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CUSHION STROKE

A stroke after which a ball on hits a cushion (and is pocketed).

BAULK

The area between the Baulk line and a shorter cushion (two diamonds wide).

B.C.A.

Billard Congress of America.

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WHITE IN HAND

The situation after a foul when the white ball can be placed anywhere on the bed of the table or in a specified area, depending on the rules.

THE BALL IN PLAY

The ball which is hit by the cue.

THE BALL ON

The ball to be hit by the ball in play.

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MISTAKE

The stroke conforming to the rules but causing the game loss.

BREAK

Breaking the balls; the number of points received in one turn.

C.E.B.

Confederation Europeenne de Billard.

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CENTER

The point on the snooker table, where the blue ball is placed.

SCREW BACK

It imparts a direct recoil or backward motion by hitting it below the "center".

NOMINATION

The forecast of pocketing the definite ball.

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DIAMONDS

Elaborate points on the table rim that divide it into equal areas, which are used to measure distances and angles.

TOUCHING BALL

The situation in snooker, when the white ball is touching another ball. See: detailed description.

E.P.B.F.

European Pocket Billiard Federation.

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SIDE or CHECK SIDE

Hitting the ball at the right or left side of the "center" in order to rotate it.

FOUL

A strike that infringes the rules. Punished. See: detailed description.

FRAME

A basic part played in snooker.

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FREE-BALL

The situation in snooker when a player can select any ball on the bed of the table, which is to replace the ball that has been supposed to be in play (which is snookered). See: the detailed rules.

RAKE

The ancillary cue with the support at the end reminding the shape of a rake.

TIP

The cue end, which is usually made of leather. It is the only part of the cue one can hit the ball with.

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POCKET

The place the balls are potted into. The hole in the bed of the table.

ANCILLARY CUE

An auxiliary, special cue that facilitates the access to the balls that are situated in the bed of the table that is difficult to reach.

COMBINATION

Playing the ball that pockets the nominated ball.

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CROSS

The ancillary cue with the end reminding a cross.

BAULK LINE

The line marking the Baulk-line within its area.

RETURN LINE

The line on the table where the balls are placed, e.g. the balls that have been off the table. The procedure depends on the rules.

MASSE

The stroke with the cue raised upwards at a large angle, which makes the ball roll at a curve.

CENTER SPOT

The spot on the snooker table, which is the middle if the Baulk-line, where the brown ball is situated.

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MOUCHES

The spots on the table for carom.

SAFE

The strike that results in the change of the player at the table, but making it difficult for him to strike correctly.

RESAFE

A player having performed a safe, the opponent performs a strike that leads to a safe again.

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OPENING

Breaking the balls on the bed of the table.

OPEN TABLE

In case of the "8-bil" it is the situation when the players have not divided the balls into groups.

SPIDER

The ancillary cue with a support facilitating the stroke from above the blocking ball.

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CUE GAME

Winning at the first stroke (without any mistake of foul), starting with the break.

P.B.T.A.

Professional Billiard Tour Association.

PUSH-OUT

Prolonged contact of the cue with the ball in play while striking. Punished.

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DOUBLE STROKE

Touching the ball in play more than once while striking. Punished.

P.O.R.S.

Polish Open Snooker Rank.

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PRESS

Balls touching each other or cushions.

EXTENSIONS

An additional cue adapter which makes it longer.

CENTER SPOT

The spot in the middle of the table.

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MAIN SPOT

The point in the middle of the line joining the second diamonds on the long cushions on the side of the table opposite the Baulk-line.

PYRAMID

The point on the snooker table where the pink ball is placed.

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PZBil.

Polish Billiard Association.

PZSiBA

Polish Snooker and English Billiard Association.

BREAKER

The cue that is used to break balls while opening in some pool billiards, i.e. 9-ball billiard. It is heavier than usual and strengthened.

CENTER POCKET

The pocket in the middle of the cushions.

SNOOKER

The name of the game and the situation on the table, when the ball in play or the ball on are blocked and the access to them is difficult.

SPOT

The spot on the snooker table where the black ball is situated.

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STOP

The stroke minimally below the ball center meant to impart a direct recoil or backward movement, having hit another ball.

THE "D"

It is the area on the bed of the table the shape of which reminds the letter "D", where the white ball in hand is played.

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SHAFT

The upper cue part of the cue consisting of two parts, which is ended with a tip.

TOP STROKE

The strike that promotes extra forward rotation due to hitting it just above its center.

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ROD

The longest ancillary rod ended with the support shaped like a cross, which is used in snooker.

FREE-BALL

The situation in snooker when a player can select any ball on the bed of the table, which is to replace the ball that has been supposed to be in play (which is snookered). See: the detailed rules.

W.P.A.

World Pool-Billard Association.

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HEIGHTENED SPIDER

The ancillary cue with high extension, which enables a player to strike from above several balls.

CLOSED TABLE

In case of 8-ball game it is the situation when, as a result of a correct nominated stroke, the ball groups have been selected by players.

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FROZEN BALL

The ball touching the cushion. In some games special rules regulate the situation.