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In pool/billiards, "to rack" means to set up the game by placing the balls into the triangle frame. What is the corresponding (technical) term in Japanese if any?

I came up (via circumlocution) with:


Is there a better way to express this? Alternatively I suppose 準備 and its synonyms would work to describe "preparing the game for play". But it's not specific to pool/billiards.

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Good thing you clarified you weren't after the "chi chi" style rack! –  Andrew Grimm Feb 27 '12 at 11:09
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up vote 4 down vote accepted

Wiki says it is usually expressed like;「ラックする」「ラックを[組]{く}む」「ラックを[立]{た}てる」.

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I think that link might be broken... but here is the link that describes your findings: ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/… –  summea Feb 25 '12 at 18:03
@summea-san, OMG. You're right...thank you. –  Chocolate Feb 26 '12 at 2:43
fixed link..... –  dainichi Feb 27 '12 at 8:03
@dainichi-san, Thanks, you two are so sweet~~^^ –  Chocolate Feb 27 '12 at 8:57
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