eight ball

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eight ball

1. One of the numbered balls used in the game of pool, and the last one supposed to be hit into a pocket. And now, for the win: eight ball, corner pocket.
2. A billiard game in which the winner must hit seven balls into the pockets followed by the eight ball. Pocketing the eight ball before any of the others results in an automatic loss. Here's a pool cue—do you know how to play eight ball?
3. slang One-eighth ounce of an illegal drug (often cocaine or an amphetamine). I scored us some eight balls from my dealer.
See also: ball, eight
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From what I can discern, it seems to be like one of those old magic 8-balls that answers questions.
Having never had the opportunity to drive a Formula One racing car, I could claim a much greater affinity with the Americans who were knocking in 8-balls off coffee mugs, cardboard boxes and all sorts.
As with sins, octaves, destiny, 8-balls and Costello, perhaps there are secrets waiting to be revealed.
In his report, Trooper Dahlstedt wrote that he was offered four 8-balls of cocaine for $800.
Sampling teams will invite players to enjoy an "unforgettable night" by trying a special CC drink, and then lead them to the pool area where they will put their skills to the test, win raffle prizes (branded cue balls, 8-balls, t-shirts), and learn trick shots with CC educational cards.
Consumers then will put their pool skills to the test, win raffle prizes (branded cue balls, 8-balls, T-shirts), learn trick shots with CC educational cards, and sample CC drinks.
Most people are familiar with astrologers, psychics, or at least Magic 8-Balls, all of which claim the ability to predict the future.
The practice of buying 8-balls to process into crack cocaine is reported in an interesting study of drug argot by Mieczkowski (1990b).
1] An 8-ball can be made into 30 to 50 rocks (Mieczkowski, 1990a, p.
These risks suggest that a typical dealer would procure an 8-ball and sell it in one day.
After CaseCentral's soothsayers consulted their magic 8-balls and road-mapped 2011 with an Ouija board, the results have been cast for the top ten eDiscovery scenarios:
On-premise materials include support of the Canadian Club Sharp Shooter Pool Challenge where consumers vie for a chance to play with the Black Widow (Jeannette Lee) Materials include posters, table tents, branded 8-balls, pool racks, napkins and holders, rail mats, t-shirts and golf shirts.
The 8-Ball Family - With the addition of two new models to the stylish 8-Ball family in 2010, the Hammer 8-Ball and the Victory Vision 8-Ball, Victory now offers an entire line up of high-performance bikes that deliver great value to customers and the trademark blacked-out look that make 8-Ball models perfect for customizing Featuring the Freedom 100 cubic inch engine, delivering 85 horsepower and 106 foot pounds of torque, the Hammer 8-Ball is built for performance, but like all 8-Balls, delivers on styling as well, with a distinctive long and low look, which shows off this custom-inspired bike and creates an aggressive riding position unmatched in the cruiser market.
To introduce its 2010 model year motorcycles to its dealers, including the all-new Victory Cross Country and Victory Cross Roads, Victory kicked off its celebration as the first successful American motorcycle company in 60 years with revving engines and special appearances by bike designers Arlen, Cory and Zack Ness and Roland Sands, who rode his all-new, customized Hammer 8-ball onto the arena floor.
Recognizing customers' needs for performance and value, Victory also expanded the 8-Ball family to include the all-new Victory Vision 8-Ball and Hammer 8-Ball.