Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or used in billiards.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See billiards.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to the game of billiards.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Pertaining to the game of billiards.
  • noun a shot in billiards or snooker in which the cue ball strikes two other balls; a carom.
  • noun cardinal, UK, rare 1015, a million milliards.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to billiards

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Examples

  • Rufford; but as she did so she walked on through the broad passage which led from the front door into a wide central space which they called the billiard-room but which really was the hall of the house.

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  • Rufford; but as she did so she walked on through the broad passage which led from the front door into a wide central space which they called the billiard-room but which really was the hall of the house.

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  • The balls are called billiard balls or pool balls.

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  • She turned short round, and entered a large apartment at the head of the stairs, called the billiard-room, where she resolved to wait and watch ere she ventured any further.

    Camilla

  • Torpid minds and flagging spirits require more active recreation, they require a spur, a fillip, an increase of vitality, and to meet these ends there cannot be any more desirable solution than the ones offered by the governors of Bedlamnamely, a billiard room for the men, and a ballroom for patients of either sex.

    Bedlam

  • Torpid minds and flagging spirits require more active recreation, they require a spur, a fillip, an increase of vitality, and to meet these ends there cannot be any more desirable solution than the ones offered by the governors of Bedlamnamely, a billiard room for the men, and a ballroom for patients of either sex.

    Bedlam

  • Torpid minds and flagging spirits require more active recreation, they require a spur, a fillip, an increase of vitality, and to meet these ends there cannot be any more desirable solution than the ones offered by the governors of Bedlamnamely, a billiard room for the men, and a ballroom for patients of either sex.

    Bedlam

  • Many gentlemen came to stop with papa, and papa had gotten a new game from London, a French game, called a billiard — that the French king played it very well: and the Dowager Lady Castlewood had sent

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  • That would work for many calculations involving perfect spheres - there's a reason that teachers often refer to billiard balls when talking about Newton's laws - but the moon isn't a perfect sphere, and its mass isn't evenly distributed around its geometric center.

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  • She turned short round, and entered a large apartment at the head of the stairs, called the billiard-room, where she resolved to wait and watch ere she ventured any further.

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