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billiard ball

one of the balls used in the game of billiards.
Origin of billiard ball
1630-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The names of several infants are known whose heads have not exceeded in size an ordinary billiard ball.
  • Let's say that a rolling billiard ball is moving toward a glancing collision with a stationary billiard ball.
  • Straight calculus does provide for such a continuous view of the movement of, say, a billiard ball.
  • It gets blasted to pieces even more when the billiard ball explodes.
  • Learn how a new billiard ball launched the plastics industry.
  • Now imagine that the donut is hollow and it has a billiard ball in it.
  • That's about a factor of ten more uniform than a billiard ball.
  • If you pick up a billiard ball, you don't feel any structure.
  • No manmade thing, not even a billiard ball, is anywhere near that smooth.

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