century break meaning

WCentury break
  • In snooker, a century break (sometimes referred to as a ton) is a score of 100 points or more within one visit at the table, without missing a shot. The player does this by potting red balls and coloured balls alternately.
  • Under normal circumstances, the highest possible century in snooker is 147 (a "maximum break"), composed of 15 reds, 15 blacks and the six remaining colours; yellow, green, brown, blue, pink and black potted consecutively.
century break
century break
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    Meaning of century break for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "century break" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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