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Bowling Terms for T

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Bowling Terms with the letter T.

tandem
Two pins, one directly behind the other.

tap
On an apparent perfect hit, a pin is left standing.

thin hit
A pocket hit when the headpin is barely touched by the bowling ball .

tickler
When the 6 pin bounces off the right kickback and knocks down the 10 pin.

topping the ball
When the finger positions are on top of the ball instead of behind or to the side at release.

track
The path of the bowling ball that is rolled most often; also the path on the lane where the ball is rolled most often.

triple
Obtaining three strikes in a row .

tripped 4
The 2 pin knocks down the 4 pin after bouncing off the kickback.


turkey

Obtaining three strikes in a row. Interchangeable with triple.


turn

The hand and wrist action toward the pocket area at the point of the ball release.