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Billiard ball   /bˈɪljərd bɔl/   Listen
Billiard ball

Ball used in playing billiards.

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"Billiard ball" Quotes from Famous Books

... got a head like a billiard ball," retorted the bully, turning on the other, "it'll be mine some day, won't it? Therefore it's as good as ...
— The Boy Scouts of the Eagle Patrol • Howard Payson

... most eloquent of orators, and shines in history as one of the most polished of our eminent and bald-headed Americans. When he began to speak, his round, smooth head, to look down upon it from the gallery, resembled a nice new billiard ball, but as he warmed up and became more thoroughly stirred, his intellectual dome changed to a delicate pink. Then, when he rose to the full height of his eloquent flight, and prepared to swoop down upon his ...
— Remarks • Bill Nye

... perplexity. Never, save in the middle of an ocean, in the doldrums, did any man ever see such a totally barren spot. Not a tree, much less a sign of human occupation; there was not even the slightest mound. The planet was, in actual fact, as smooth and as bare as a billiard ball! ...
— The Lord of Death and the Queen of Life • Homer Eon Flint

... little analysis will show you that it is really quite a simple process, acting strictly along the lines of Action and Reaction, which law has been explained to you in preceding chapters of this book. The vibrations rebound from mind to aura, and from aura to mind, in the patient, something like a billiard ball flying from one side of the table to another, or a tennis ball flying between the two racquets over ...
— The Human Aura - Astral Colors and Thought Forms • Swami Panchadasi

Words linked to "Billiard ball" :   ball, object ball, cue ball

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