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1. The ball in billiards or pool that a player hits or intends to hit first with the cue ball.
2. Any ball in billiards or pool that can be targeted by the cue ball following the rules of a given game.
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(Billiards & Snooker) billiards snooker any ball except the cue ball, esp one which the striker aims to hit with the cue ball
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1. the first ball struck by the cue ball in making a carom in billiards or pool.
2. a ball to be struck by the cue ball; any ball except the cue ball.
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Ball aimed at.
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