1. Describes a billiard table with loosely woven, dirty, too-new or worn- out cloth (baize), upon which the balls move slower and shorter distances. See table speed for more information.
2. Producing dull, sluggish action ; said of cushions or of the balls, in addition to the above , cloth -related definition.
3. Unusually rejecting of balls; said of pockets; see pocket speed (sense 1) for more information. "Fast" is the direct opposite of "slow" in all of these usages.