noun. the area on a billiard table behind the balkline.
- snooker table
- surface area
- pool table
noun. line across a billiard table behind which the cue balls are placed at the start of a game.
- natural object
- straight line
noun. one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof.
- stay in place
verb. refuse to comply.
noun. something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress.
- diriment impediment
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.
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.