Meaning of object ball in English:

object ball

noun

Billiards Snooker
  • The ball at which a player aims the cue ball.

    ‘Place the cue ball between the object ball and the head rail so that the inside edge of the cue ball is lined up as shown below.’
    • ‘While down on the shot, fine tune your aim by taking a few glances from the cue ball to the object ball and back again.’
    • ‘I simply try to make the object ball while positioning the cue ball for a reasonable second shot.’
    • ‘Shoot straight at the object ball, striking the cue ball one cue tip below center.’
    • ‘At impact, the forward force is split between the cueball and the object ball.’