A player's (or doubles team's) turn at the table, usually ending with a failure to score a point or to pocket a ball, depending on the game , a foul , a safety or with a win. In some games, such as five-pins and killer, a player's inning is always limited to one shot , regardless of the intent and result of the shot . Usually synonymous with visit , except in scotch doubles format. The term is sometimes used to mean both players'/teams' visits combined, e.g. when referring to which inning in which a memorable shot occurred.