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Snookernoun

A cue sport, popular in the UK and other Commonwealth of Nations countries.

Billiardnoun

A shot in billiards or snooker in which the cue ball strikes two other balls; a carom.

Snookernoun

The situation where the cue ball is in such a position that the opponent cannot directly hit the required ball with it.

Billiardnoun

(attributive) Pertaining to the game of billiards.

‘a billiard table; a billiard ball’;

Snookerverb

(intransitive) To play the game of snooker. en

Billiardnoun

A dynamical system in which a particle alternates between motion in a straight line and specular reflections from a boundary.

Snookerverb

(transitive) To fool or bamboozle.

Billiardnumeral

1015, a thousand billion (long scale) or a million milliard.

Snookerverb

To place the cue ball in such a position that (the opponent) cannot directly hit the required ball with it.

Billiardadjective

Of or pertaining to the game of billiards.

Snookerverb

To put (someone) in a difficult situation.

Billiardadjective

of or relating to billiards;

‘a billiard ball’; ‘a billiard cue’; ‘a billiard table’;

Snookerverb

To become or cause to become inebriated. en

Snookernoun

a form of pool played with 15 red balls and six balls of other colors and a cue ball

Snookerverb

fool or dupe;

‘He was snookered by the con-man's smooth talk’;

Snookerverb

leave one's opponent unable to take a direct shot

Snooker

Snooker (pronounced UK: , US: ) is a cue sport that was first played by British Army officers stationed in India in the second half of the 19th century. It is played on a rectangular table covered with a green cloth (or ), with six pockets: one at each corner and one in the middle of each long side.

‘baize’;

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