Definition of Billiards. Meaning of Billiards. Synonyms of Billiards

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Definition of Billiards

Billiards
Billiards Bil"liards, n. [F. billiard billiards, OF. billart staff, cue form playing, fr. bille log. See Billet a stick.] A game played with ivory balls o a cloth-covered, rectangular table, bounded by elastic cushions. The player seeks to impel his ball with his cue so that it shall either strike (carom upon) two other balls, or drive another ball into one of the pockets with which the table sometimes is furnished.
Billiard
Billiard Bil"liard, a. Of or pertaining to the game of billiards. ``Smooth as is a billiard ball.' --B. Jonson.

Meaning of Billiards from wikipedia

- around a cloth-covered billiards table bounded by elastic bumpers known as cushions. Historically, the umbrella term was billiards. While that familiar...
- aspects of both pool and carom billiards, such as American four-ball billiards, bottle pool, cowboy pool, and English billiards. The etymology of "pool" is...
- Play media Carom billiards, sometimes called carambole billiards, is the overarching title of a family of cue sports generally pla**** on cloth-covered...
- table or billiards table is a bounded table on which cue sports are pla****. In the modern era, all billiards tables (whether for carom billiards, pool,...
- Bar billiards is a form of billiards which developed from the French/Belgian game billiard russe, of Russian origin. Bar billiards in its current form...
- English billiards, called simply billiards in the United Kingdom, where it originated, and in many former British colonies such as Australia, is a cue...
- The World Billiards Championship is an international cue sports tournament in the discipline of English billiards, organised by World Billiards, a subsidiary...
- in the three overarching cue sports disciplines: carom (or carambole) billiards referring to the various carom games pla**** on a billiard table without...
- by the same name. In addition to pool, Reyes has pla**** international billiards, specifically one-cushion and three-cushion. Reyes was born in Pampanga...
- without loss of speed (i.e. elastic collisions). Billiards are Hamiltonian idealizations of the game of billiards, but where the region contained by the boundary...