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cue ball

noun, Billiards, Pool.
the ball a player strikes with the cue, as distinguished from the other balls on the table.
Origin of cue ball
1880-85; cue2 + ball1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Since they are the same size, the cue ball can be made to stop and the other ball will start moving.
British Dictionary definitions for cue ball

cue ball

(billiards, snooker) the ball struck by the cue, as distinguished from the object balls
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