Meaning of balkline
Pronunciation: (bôk'līn"), [key]
- (in track events) the starting line.
- a straight line drawn across the table behind which the cue balls are placed in beginning a game.
- any of four lines, each near to and parallel with one side of the cushion, that divide the table into a large central panel or section and eight smaller sections or balks lying between these.
- a balk lying inside one of these sections.
- balk (def. 11).
- balkline (Thesaurus)