Definition of billiard table in English:

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billiard table

noun

A smooth rectangular cloth-covered table used for billiards and some forms of pool, typically with six pockets at the corners and sides into which the balls can be struck.
Example sentences
  • A billiard ball sitting on a billiard table needs to be struck in such a way to simultaneously reduce the risk of a rival scoring from it, and maximise the score available, for instance by potting it into a pocket.
  • It's not even the rainy season - or what we used to qualify as the rainy season, as if we knew anything about it in the first place - but the storms are stacked up out over the Pacific like pool balls on a billiard table and not a pocket in sight.
  • What could be more deterministic than the motion of billiard balls on a billiard table?

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Syllabification: bil·liard ta·ble

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