A false stroke with a billiard cue, the cue slipping from the ball struck without impelling it as desired.
a faulty shot in billiards; the cue tip slips off the cue ball
Mis-hitting the cue ball, usually caused by lack of chalk or trying to strike the cue ball too close to the edge of the ball. oney ball: The ball, that when pocketed, wins the game.
The word that describes when the cue tip slides off the object ball during contact, resulting in a messy shot.
A stroke where the cue tip does not hit the cue ball squarely enough and glances off without driving the cue ball on its desired course, often caused by not enough chalk on the tip, an improperly shaped tip or an attempt at too much English. Miscuing is not illegal unless the shooter is deliberately miscuing to scoop the cue ball over a ball that is in the shooter's way. Sometimes a miscue may result in a foul because the cue ball strikes the 8-ball or one of the opponent's balls first. It wasn't the miscue that was a foul, however, it was the fact that the cue ball struck the wrong category of balls that become the foul.
when the cue strikes the cue ball improperly and slides off.