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[n] a pitch that is not in the strike zone; "he threw nine straight balls before the manager yanked him"
[n] a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of 9 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 area"; "play ball!"
[n] round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games; "the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve"; "the mayor threw out the first ball"
[n] a spherical object used as a plaything; "he played with his rubber ball in the bathtub"
[n] a solid ball shot by a musket; "they had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball"
[n] one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens; "she kicked him in the balls and got away"
[n] 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"
[n] a lavish formal dance
[n] a compact mass; "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"
[n] the people assembled at a lavish formal dance; "the ball was already emptying out before the fire alarm sounded"
[n] an object with a spherical shape; "a ball of fire"
[v] form into a ball by winding, rolling, etc.; ball wool, for example


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