billiard

[bil-yerd]
adjective
1.
of or used in billiards.
noun
2.
carom ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1630–40; < French billard cue, equivalent to bille stick (see billet2) + -ard -ard

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billiard (ˈbɪljəd)
 
n
(modifier) of or relating to billiards: a billiard table; a billiard cue; a billiard ball

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billiard
sing. of billiards (q.v.), used only in combinations.
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Example sentences
The impulse of one billiard-ball is attended with motion in the second.
Newspapers printed in various languages are spread out on an old billiard table.
On a vast and otherwise empty plane of beach flat as a billiard table, four images are dispersed.
Straight calculus does provide for such a continuous view of the movement of, say, a billiard ball.
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