### Definition of Billiard ball

1. Noun. Ball used in playing billiards.

Generic synonyms: Ball
Specialized synonyms: Cue Ball, Object Ball

### Lexicographical Neighbors of Billiard Ball

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### Literary usage of Billiard ball

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Advanced Part of A Treatise on the Dynamics of a System of Rigid Bodies by Edward John Routh (1905)
"A billiard-ball is set in motion on an imperfectly rough horizontal plane so that the point of contact is initially eliding with a velocity S0. ..."

2. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1907)
""Or. Well, take a billiard ball (or a solid cube, which would be to the same effect), tie a string to it, and whirl it around as rapidly as you can; ..."

3. A Treatise on Infinitesimal Calculus: Containing Differential and Integral by Bartholomew Price (1889)
"A heavy spherical billiard ball on a rough horizontal table is struck by a cue at a given point with a blow of given intensity in a given direction ; it is ..."

4. Glossary of Terms and Phrases by Henry Percy Smith (1883)
"... only one with some radical meaning of straightness, whence to balk = (i) to check, disappoint ; (2) to heap up in a ridge? Cf. a billiard ball "in balk. ..."

5. Small Pieces Loosely Joined: A Unified Theory of the Web by David Weinberger (2002)
"We know that a rolling billiard ball can move another billiard ball by somehow transferring its energy, but we also know that we can't move a billiard ball ..."