Definition of wet table

This term is much like rain table and refers to a table is playing soggy due to humid conditions.

24 Random Essential Billiards Terms

Also string off. Chiefly British; Obsolete: Same as string or lag.
A shot in which the cue ball is potted after caroming off another ball. In snooker and most pool games doing this would be a fault (foul), but the move will score points in many games in which hazards (as such) apply, such as English billiards, or in the final or game point in Cowboy pool. The term derives from this hazard costing the player points in early forms of billiards.
Same as cloth (deprecated; it is factually incorrect).
This is to use running english or soft speed in order to open up the angle on a particular bank shot.
Also pills, tally balls and shake balls. Small, round markers typically numbered 1 through 15 or 16, which are placed in a bottle for various random assignment purposes, such as in a tournament roster, to assign order of play in a multiplayer game, or to assign particular balls to players in games such as kelly pool.
Any system for banking or kicking balls multiple rails which uses table diamonds as aiming references.
This refers to the cluster of balls remaining in a similar position to where they were within the break.
A pool cue designed for breaking. Along with sometimes having unusual weight or balance to build maximum speed for the cue ball, some break cues have stiffer shafts and special breaking cue tips to transfer energy more efficiently to the cue ball.
This is a tool used to keep your cue tip from mushrooming. This small tool slides over the tip and turns to refine the sides, keeping your tip shaped the way it should be.
This is another name for One Pocket pool.
A combination shot, where hitting the first ball rubs it against the center connecting line of two frozen object balls throwing the second out.
British: Same as cling, and kick.
Often times a protective finish is applied to a cue stick after construction. A UV polyurethane is common, and this helps to protect the cue from fading and dings.
A cue made specificaly for an individual player. The term may also describe a quality product of a low volume yielding cue maker who puts more time and effort into both the design and structural integrity of the cue stick, as opposed to a cue manufacturer that builds their cues in a more assembly line fashion.
The way in which a player holds the butt end of the cue stick.
The wrap of the cuestick where the hand is placed, also known as the "grip area."
This is a very easy and safe shot to execute in the game of one pocket.
Same as feather (US) or snick (UK)
A British term for a pot that requires very fine contact between cue ball and object ball. See also feather.
Toward the foot of the table.
Also known as Free-stroking. This is slang for when a player begins to play untroubled and relaxed because they have built up a substantial lead.
When a successful non penalized break is achieved which gives the object balls a broad spread on the table.
This is to execute a shot where the cue ball is controlled perfectly and stops where you want it to exactly.
A pool room may refer to an establishment that is the same as a pool hall. A private residence may also have a pool room. That would be a room in a house or a recreation room in an apartment building, hotel or condominium complex that has a room that the main activity is dedicated to playing pool.
To reach a certain position in a tournament. "I placed 17th." "She will probably place in the money this time."