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Ball (IPA: /ˈbɔɫ/)


Ball (n.)

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

Ball (n.)

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

Ball (n.)

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

Ball (n.)

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 (n.)

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 (n.)

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cushion, fastened to a handle called a ballstock; -- formerly used by printers for inking the form, but now superseded by the roller.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 (n.)

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

Ball (n.)

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

Ball (n.)

The globe or earth.

Ball (v. i.)

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 (v. t.)

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

Ball (v. t.)

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

Ball (n.)

A social assembly for the purpose of dancing.

Ball

Round object

Ball

Dance party

Ball

Ball of the foot

Ball

In mathematics, space bounded by a sphere

Ball

Piece of apparatus used in rhythmic gymnastics

Ball Synonyms

Ball, Lucille Ball

Ball Synonyms

Lump, Chunk, Clod, Glob, Clump

Ball Synonyms

Formal

Ball Synonyms

Orb, Globe

Ball Synonyms

Musket Ball

Ball Synonyms

Nut, Orchis, Testicle, Eg, Testis, Bollock, Ballock

BALL (Acronym / Abbreviation)

BALL AEROSPACE

BALL (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Ball End

BALL (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Ballast

BALL (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Balliol

Ball Rhymes

All, Aul, Aull, Awl, Ball, Bawl, Brawl, Call, Crall, Crawl, Dall, Daul, Drawl, Faul, Faull, Gall, Gaul, Gaulle, Grall, Graul, Hall, Haul, Kall, Kaul, Krall, Krol, Kroll, Lall, Mall, Maul, Maule, Maull, Mol, Nall, Paul, Paule, Paull, Pol, Prall, Rall, Raul, Rawl, Sall, Saul, Schall, Schmall, Schnall, Schwall, Scrawl, Shaul, Shaull, Shawl, Small, Spall, Sprawl, Squall, Stall, Tall, Taul, Thall, Thrall, Wahle, Wal, Wall, Walle

Antol, Appall, Bacall, Befall, Depaul, Edsall, Engwall, Enthral, Fairall, Forestall, Install, Mccall, Mccaul, Mcfall, Mcfaul, Mcnall, Mcphaul, Mehall, Metall, Nepal, Recall, Sabol, Vandall, Vanhall, Vantol, Withal

Luminol, Montreal, Peterpaul, Senegal


Ball (Last Name / Surname)

Ball is the #508 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 66,059 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Ball in Spanish is Pelota

Tagalog Translation

Ball in Tagalog is Baile

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A ball bat is a wondrous weapon." - Ty Cobb

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A charity ball is like a dance except it's tax deductible." - P. J. O'Rourke

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A man whom both the waters and the wind, In that vast tennis-court, hath made the ball For them to play upon." - Destiny

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Ardiles strokes the ball like it was a part of his anatomy." - Jimmy Magee

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Ball is made of leather, leather comes from cows, cows eat grass, and there is where the ball must be." - Alfredo Di Stéfano


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