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balkline

Syllabification: balk·line
Pronunciation: /ˈbôkˌlīn
 
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(also balk line)

Definition of balkline in English:

noun

A line on a billiard table marking off an area in which play is restricted.
Example sentences
  • Except for the center rectangle, each rectangle formed by the balklines is a ‘balk area.’
  • Also, I've put the red, blue, green and black lines in the approximate location of 14’ balklines.
  • Without balklines they cunningly collect the three balls near a cushion and ‘nurse’ them endlessly… click click… click click… scoring indefinitely.

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