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snooker

1. a game played on a billiard table with 15 red balls, six balls of other colours, and a white cue ball. The object is to pot the balls in a certain order
2. a shot in which the cue ball is left in a position such that another ball blocks the object ball. The opponent is then usually forced to play the cue ball off a cushion
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The Crues then laid siege on the Glentoran goal, with Heatley ramming another shot narrowly wide after a lightning break involving Philip Lowry and Carvill.
The sell-out crowd at the Hard Rock Stadium were in for a thrilling night and Madrid fought their way back into the game with Mateo Kovacic drilling home expertly, before Marco Asensio equalised in the 36th minute after a lightning break.
I do not want thunder and lightning break out after our meeting.
The first, a lightning break through Sowter and Lough, saw the latter play the ball to Bell who had no trouble in beating the goalkeeper.
And the Argentine should have scored five minutes later when Mahrez led a lightning break.
Milner saw a shot palmed over, Can was caught by Ruslan Kambolov but no penalty was given, Dejan Lovren's header was clutched on the line by Ryzhikov and the keeper saved with his feet from Ibe after a lightning break.
In the 39th minute Hibs went two in front with a lightning break.
Yes, sometimes it can be hard keeping up with play after a wing whizz like Bryan Habana has made a lightning break from deep, but more often than not you are still close enough.
There was no way back for Blyth who then went four down when a lightning break just before the end resulted in Bigirimana coolly slotting the ball past Grant.
A lightning break caught Walsall dozing and going in behind gave them a steep hill to climb.
Mayebi then denied Moult as Boro went for the kill but, three minutes into added time, Moult chested down and slipped the ball under Mayebi after Walker's lightning break down the left, as Boro enjoyed a four-on-two advantage, having snuffed out Wrexham's over elaborate free-kick routine.
A lightning break saw Giles Barnes feed Hayter, whose 20-yarder crashed off the crossbar.