1. Also highs, high balls, high ones. In eight-ball and related games, to be shooting the striped suit (group) of balls (9 through 15); "you're high balls" or "I've got the highs" ("you're high " is rare, because of the "intoxication" ambiguity). Compare stripes , yellows, big ones, overs ; contrast low .
2. With follow , as in "I shot that high left ", meaning "I shot that with follow and with left english ". Derives from the fact that one must aim above the cue ball 's equator , i.e. "high" on the ball, to impart follow . "With" is optional (e.g. "I shot that with high left " or "I shot that high left "). Contrast low .
3. In snooker , same as "above", as in "she'll want to finish high on the black to allow position on the red".
4. With run (UK: break ), a lengthy series of successful shots; see high run , high break .