Spot stroke
Spot stroke Spot stroke (Eng. Billiards) The pocketing of the red ball in a top corner pocket from off its own spot so as to leave the cue ball in position for an easy winning hazard in either top corner pocket. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • spot stroke — noun : the pocketing of the red ball in English billiards in a top corner pocket from off its own spot so as to leave the cue ball in position for another winning hazard see spot barred * * * spot stroke noun (billiards) A stroke by which the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stroke speed — Stroke speed, in facsimile systems, is the rate at which a fixed line perpendicular to the direction of scanning is crossed in one direction by a scanning or recording spot. Stroke speed is usually expressed as a number of strokes per minute.… …   Wikipedia

  • spot-barred — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : constituting or relating to a game (as English billiards) in which the red ball is placed upon the center spot after two spot strokes * * * spotˈ barred adjective (billiards) Under the condition that the spot stroke may not …   Useful english dictionary

  • stroke — Synonyms and related words: Jacksonian epilepsy, Rolandic epilepsy, abdominal epilepsy, abuse, access, accomplished fact, accomplishment, ache, achievement, aching, act, acta, action, activated epilepsy, ad hoc measure, adventure, affect epilepsy …   Moby Thesaurus

  • stroke speed —    In facsimile systems, the number of times per minute that a fixed line perpendicular to the direction of scanning is crossed in one direction by a scanning or recording spot. In most conventional mechanical systems, this is equivalent to drum… …   IT glossary of terms, acronyms and abbreviations

  • Black Spot (Treasure Island) — The Black Spot is a fictional literary device invented by Robert Louis Stevenson for his novel Treasure Island . In the book, a pirate is presented with a black spot to officially pronounce a verdict of guilt or judgment. It consists of a piece… …   Wikipedia

  • Plague spot — Plague Plague, n. [L. plaga a blow, stroke, plague; akin to Gr. ?, fr. ? to strike; cf. L. plangere to strike, beat. Cf. {Plaint}.] 1. That which smites, wounds, or troubles; a blow; a calamity; any afflictive evil or torment; a great trail or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sore spot — Synonyms and related words: ache, aching, affront, algesia, blow, casus belli, cramp, cut, distress, dolor, exposed nerve, festering, grief, hurt, inflammation, injury, irritation, lesion, nasty blow, nerve ending, offense, pain, pang, passion,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • tender spot — Synonyms and related words: ache, aching, affront, apple of discord, blow, bone of contention, bone to pick, casus belli, cramp, crow to pick, crow to pluck, cut, distress, dolor, exposed nerve, grief, grounds for war, hurt, injury, lesion, nasty …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Glossary of cue sports terms — The following is a glossary of traditional English language terms used in the three overarching cue sports disciplines: carom (or carambole) billiards referring to the various carom games played on a billiard table without pockets; pool (pocket… …   Wikipedia

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