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Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

billiard (plural billiards)

  1. A shot in billiards or snooker in which the cue ball strikes two other balls; a carom.
  2. (attributive) Pertaining to the game of billiards.
    a billiard table; a billiard ball
  3. A dynamical system in which a particle alternates between motion in a straight line and specular reflections from a boundary.
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Etymology 2Edit

NumeralEdit

billiard

  1. (cardinal, Britain, rare) 1015, a thousand billions (long scale) or a million milliards.
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PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

billiard

  1. 1015, a thousand billion by the long scale, a short scale quadrillion.

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