in-and-safe

What is in-and-safe?

in-and-safe meaning a special safety shot in the game of 8-ball, where you declare “safety” before the shot, and you return control of the table to your opponent after your shot, even if you legally pocket one of your object balls. The purpose is to leave the cue ball in a difficult position for your opponent.

 

reference: billiards.colostate.edu: Glossary of Pool and Billiards Terms and Phrases

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