mound mound  /ˈmaʊnd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands
  2. (n) a small natural hill
  3. (n) a collection of objects laid on top of each other
  4. (n) structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones
  5. (n) the position on a baseball team of the player who throws the ball for a batter to try to hit
  6. (v) form into a rounded elevation

Usage(s):

  1. By day, Iranian Archaeologist Ezat Negahban and his crew dig spectacular ancient artifacts out of a low mound in the fertile Goha Valley, 186 miles northwest of Teheran.
  2. The Kolomoki Mounds State Park in southwestern Georgia gets its name from several Indian mounds, relics of a forgotten people who lived 600 years ago.
  3. At the base of the mounds are drains to catch leachate--water that passes through contaminated soil--and stop it reaching groundwater and nearby creeks.

News

  1. Flower Mound hires search firm for next FMPD chief, selects interim police chief

    With the upcoming retirement of long-time Flower Mound Police Chief Kenneth Brooker, the town has begun searching for the next leader of the Flower Mound Police Department. On June 7, Town Manager Jimmy Stathatos selected David James, a well-known leader in law enforcement, as Interim Police Chief.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Flower Mound Leader

  2. Flower Mound chamber president resigns

    Flower Mound Chamber of Commerce President Suzanne Sutton has resigned, according to a letter sent out by board chairwoman Lori Salisbury.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Flower Mound Leader

  3. Mound Short Sale Expert Kris Lindahl of Edina Realty Announces New Resource for Mound Homeowners Interested in the ...

    Edina Realty's Kris Lindahl, the #1 Mound short sale expert, has released a new resource for Mound short sale homeowners. (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10831354.htm
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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Quotes

  1. "He didn't say that to me," West said. "I don't know what he's talking about. Ozzie came out because Buehrle was making gestures on the mound that could have got him kicked out so he was protecting Buehrle, that's all he was doing. I don't...
    on May 26, 2010 By: Joe West Source: USA Today

  2. "Just to get back on the mound and throw the baseball and not worry about other things is good," Lester said. "I enjoyed it and, hopefully, we just build from here."
    on Mar 5, 2007 By: Jon Lester Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. "I hear people talking about how he's only won 14 games but don't ever let that number sell him short," said Phillies manager Charlie Manuel. "Every time he walks on the mound I expect him to win. He's definitely capable of shutting a team...
    on Oct 22, 2008 By: Charlie Manuel Source: Buffalo News

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