billiard table

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A billiard table fitted with pockets for pool.


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billiard table (plural billiard tables)

  1. (sports, billiards, snooker) A heavy felt-covered table fitted with six pockets along the perimeter used in the games of pool, billiards or snooker.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In a pool table the potted balls are either retained or returned to one end. In the table used for snooker or billiards the potted balls remain in a net attached to each pocket.