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1. baulk

noun. the area on a billiard table behind the balkline.

Synonyms

  • balk
  • expanse
  • area
  • snooker table
  • surface area
  • pool table

Antonyms

  • untie
  • detach
  • unbind
  • uncover

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2. baulk-line

noun. line across a billiard table behind which the cue balls are placed at the start of a game.

Synonyms

  • line
  • balkline

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • curve
  • straight line

3. baulk

noun. one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof.

Synonyms

  • balk
  • beam

Antonyms

  • exhale
  • stay in place
  • dissuade

4. baulk

verb. refuse to comply.

Synonyms

  • balk
  • resist
  • jib

Antonyms

  • differ
  • disagree
  • derestrict
  • activity

5. baulk

noun. something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress.

Synonyms

  • difficulty
  • hindrance
  • bind
  • albatross
  • millstone
  • check
  • balk
  • impediment
  • hinderance
  • diriment impediment
  • deterrent
  • obstruction
  • straitjacket
  • obstacle
  • handicap

Antonyms

  • easy
  • effortlessness
  • unstrap
  • unlash

Example sentences of the word baulk


1. Noun, singular or mass
Run your tape measure lengthwise from the tip of the pool table's top head to the tip of the bottom head through the established baulk line centre point.

2. Adjective
Pool tables measuring 1.2 by 2.4 m (4 feet by 8 feet) have a baulk line 48 cm (19 3/8 inches) away from the top head rail.

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