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eight ball

A name commonly given to a flight attitude indicator.
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In 1947, a heavy black plastic orb designed to look like the eight ball in a billiards game made its North American debut.
17 The driver may hold three or four fingers, meaning "I want a $30 or $40 purchase of cocaine." Prices above $40 and below $20 are usually negotiated verbally between the buyer and seller, using code words such as "bullet" ($100 worth of crack) and "eight ball" ($300 worth of crack).
HOWITZERS: Tonight: Disco, bingo and eight ball (evening); Sunday: Bingo and eight ball (lunchtime), bingo, eight ball and karaoke (evening).
"We keep on falling further behind the eight ball because competition is so fierce," he says.
A new pool hall and sports bar, the Eight Ball has 12 full-sized American pool tables and 10 plasma screens to ensure nobody need miss a goal, putt or finishing line.
His two eight ball overs proved commendably economical and there were some awkward pacy deliveries along with just a few wayward balls.
Already the Eight Ball Pool world champion from Leicester looks like a player capable of dominating the sport for years - and he is a crowd pleaser who pulls off unbelievable shots.
Albany: Tonight: Eight Ball Joe, rock band; Tomorrow: Disco karaoke 6- 9pm, Blind Alley, trio; Sunday: Side by Side, popular brother/sister duo; Wednesday: Jazz Salon Rouge.
Three bands will be performing - top covers band Eight Ball Joe, The Rooters and Gatecrasher.
In the first leg at Binley Road last night, Coventry won the toss and elected to bat first in the allotted 16 eight ball overs.
GLAMORGAN wrapped up a five-wicket win over the Netherlands in the teams' first T20 meeting, reaching 166-5 with eight balls to spare.