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Ball 1

Definition: Any round or roundish body or mass; a sphere or globe; as, a ball of twine; a ball of snow.

Ball 2

Definition: A spherical body of any substance or size used to play with, as by throwing, knocking, kicking, etc.

Ball 3

Definition: A general name for games in which a ball is thrown, kicked, or knocked. See Baseball, and Football.

Ball 4

Definition: Any solid spherical, cylindrical, or conical projectile of lead or iron, to be discharged from a firearm; as, a cannon ball; a rifle ball; often used collectively; as, powder and ball. Spherical balls for the smaller firearms are commonly called bullets.

Ball 5

Definition: A flaming, roundish body shot into the air; a case filled with combustibles intended to burst and give light or set fire, or to produce smoke or stench; as, a fire ball; a stink ball.

Ball 6

Definition: A leather-covered cushion, fastened to a handle called a ballstock; formerly used by printers for inking the form, but now superseded by the roller.

Ball 7

Definition: A roundish protuberant portion of some part of the body; as, the ball of the thumb; the ball of the foot.

Ball 8

Definition: A large pill, a form in which medicine is commonly given to horses; a bolus.

Ball 9

Definition: The globe or earth.

Ball 10

Definition: To gather balls which cling to the feet, as of damp snow or clay; to gather into balls; as, the horse balls; the snow balls.

Ball 11

Definition: To heat in a furnace and form into balls for rolling.

Ball 12

Definition: To form or wind into a ball; as, to ball cotton.

Ball 13

Definition: A social assembly for the purpose of dancing.

ball 14

Definition: a pitch that is not in the strike zone; "he threw nine straight balls before the manager yanked him"

ball 15

Definition: a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of players; teams take turns at bat trying to score run; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empy lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the are

ball 16

Definition: round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games; "the ball travelled mph on his serve"; "the mayor threw out the first ball"; "the ball rolled into the corner pocket"

ball 17

Definition: a spherical object used as a plaything; "he played with his rubber ball in the bathtub"

ball 18

Definition: a solid ball shot by a musket; "they had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball"

ball 19

Definition: one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens; "she kicked him in the balls and got away"

ball 20

Definition: a more or less rounded anatomical body or mass; ball of the human foot or ball at the base of the thumb; "he stood on the balls of his feet"

ball 21

Definition: a lavish formal dance

ball 22

Definition: a compact mass; "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"

ball 23

Definition: the people assembled at a lavish formal dance; "the ball was already emptying out before the fire alarm sounded"

Ball 24

Definition: United States comedienne best known as the star of a popular television program

ball 25

Definition: an object with a spherical shape; "a ball of fire"

ball 26

Definition: form into a ball by winding or rolling; "ball wool"


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