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Cue Ball
The Ball which player is striking with his / her Cue.
Object Ball
The Ball which targeted to hit with the Cue Ball.
Cannon
The contact in succession of the Cue Ball with other two balls.
In-Off
Cue Ball enters into pocket after getting deflection by striking Object Ball also known as Losing Hazard.
Pot
Striking an Object Ball into a Pocket also known as Winning Hazard.
Screw Back
Cue Ball so struck that, after impact with the Object Ball, the Cue Ball comes backwards.
Running Side
Side Spin imparted to the Cue Ball by means of which, the angle after contact is widened.
Check Side
Side Spin imparted to the Cue Ball by means of which, the angle after contact is narrowed.
Long Jenny
An in-off into one or other of the TOP Pockets when the object ball is near a side cushion.
Short Jenny
An in-off into one of the centre pocket when the object ball is near a side cushion.