Uiser:Lee Vilenski/Glossary o cue sports terms

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The following i a glossary o traditional English-language terms uised in the three overarching cue sports disciplines: carom (or carambole) billiards referrin tae the various carom games played o a billiard table without pockets; puil, which denotes a host o games played on a table with six pockets; an snooker, played on a large pocket table, an which has a sport culture unto itself distinct from puil. There are also hybrid pocket/carom games such as English billiards.

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1-cushion
See the Straight rail billiards [en] main article for the game sometimes called "one-cushion".
1-pocket
See the One-pocket [en] main article for the game.
3-bawl
See the Three-bawl [en] main article for the game.
3-cushion
See the Three-cushion billiards [en] main article for the game.
4-bawl
See the Yotsudama [en] main article for the modern Asian game often called "four-ball". See the American four-ball billiards [en] main article for the nineteenth-century game.
5-pins
See the Five-pin billiards [en] main article for the formerly Italian, now internationally standardized game, or Danish pin billiards for the five-pin traditional game of Denmark.
6-bawl
See the Nine-bawl#Six-bawl sub-article for the game.
8-bawl
See the Eight-bawl [en] main article for the game. See the 8 ball entry, under the "E" section below, for the ball. See 8 ball (disambiguation) for derivative uses.
9-bawl
See the Nine-bawl main article for the game. See the 9 ball entry, under the "N" section below, for the ball.
9-pins
See the Goriziana [en] main article for the game sometimes called nine-pins.
10-bawl
See the Ten-bawl [en] main article for the game.
16-red clearance
In snooker, a total clearance in which the break starts with a free ball. The break includes potting a colour ball counting as a red and all 15 reds.

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