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Surface on which the balls roll; it is supported by legs, has a rectangular top and is horizontal and level.
Corner pocket located at the foot cushion and opposite the balk area.
Corner pocket located at the head cushion and next to the balk area.
Semicircle whose center is on and in the middle of the balk line; the game starts from here.
Rubber padding that covers the inner side of the rail next to the balk area; the balls bounce against it.
Table frame to which the rubber is attached and covered with felt; it delimits the playing surface.
Spot that marks the position of the black ball in snooker; it is about 32 cm from the foot cushion on the table’s longitudinal center line.
Spot that marks the position of the pink ball in snooker; it is halfway between the center spot and the foot cushion on the table’s longitudinal center line.
Felt fabric that covers the playing surface and the inner side of the rails.
Side pocket in the middle of the table’s side rail.
Curved part positioned along the tables that holds the cues and the rack.
Zone bordered by the balk line and the head cushion, including the "e&D"e&; this zone is used only in English billiards.
Line marked across the width of the table about 70 cm from the head cushion; it serves as a benchmark for snooker at the start of the game.
Spot that marks the position of the blue ball in snooker; it is located halfway between the center pockets and the head and foot cushions.
balk line spot
Spot in the middle of the balk line that marks the position of the brown ball in snooker (there are two other spots at the intersections of the balk line and the "e&D"e&).