ball ball  /ˈbɔl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games
  2. (n) a solid projectile that is shot by a musket
  3. (n) an object with a spherical shape
  4. (n) the people assembled at a lavish formal dance
  5. (n) one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens
  6. (n) a spherical object used as a plaything
  7. (n) United States comedienne best known as the star of a popular television program (1911-1989)
  8. (n) a compact mass
  9. (n) a lavish dance requiring formal attire
  10. (n) a more or less rounded anatomical body or mass
  11. (n) the game of baseball
  12. (n) a pitch that is not in the strike zone
  13. (v) form into a ball by winding or rolling

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Usage(s):

  1. Michelle Obama's brother reveals what basketball tells us about the 44th President.
  2. Todd McFarlane holds Mark McGwire's 70th home run ball.
  3. For some, it has been the World Cup's most unwelcome guest: the ball, the Adidas Teamgeist.

News

  1. Minnesota Twins ball boy, the little brother of a big leaguer, makes a sensational leaping catch

    "You gotta have some skills to be a ball boy." The play of the day might just go to a ball boy. During Thursday's Chicago White Sox-Minnesota Twins game, a Twins ball boy made a great leaping grab on a … Continue reading ?
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Big League Stew via Yahoo! Sports

  2. For Ball, Red Sox were an easy choice

    Ron Ball grew up in Indiana rooting for the Yankees because Don Mattingly was from Evansville. But on Wednesday, Ball stood on the field at Fenway Park proudly wearing a blue Red Sox polo shirt.        
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  3. Ball Corp. upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at RW Baird

    Baird upgraded Ball Corp based on relative valuation, stable fundamentals, and potential acquisitions. Price target raised to $50 from $48.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Theflyonthewall.com via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "Our plan was to win possession quickly and then try to keep it, to pass the ball around," striker Miroslav Klose said.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Miroslav Klose Source: The Canadian Press

  2. "In the last two or three years they have been one of the best and most united teams," Germany coach Joachim Loew said. "They circulate the ball well and we couldn't play the way we like to play."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Joachim Loew Source: SI.com

  3. "It's almost a mythical number in our game," Goydos said after walking off the Deere Run course. "I've gone from clubbing a ball in the backyard all the way to the moon, and missed all the steps in between. Standing over that last putt, I was...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Paul Goydos Source: ESPN.co.uk

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