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'ball' - used as a noun
1. United States comedienne best known as the star of a popular television program (1911-1989)
2. 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
the ball rolled into the corner pocket
3. a solid projectile that is shot by a musket
they had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball
4. an object with a spherical shape
a ball of fire
5. the people assembled at a lavish formal dance
the ball was already emptying out before the fire alarm sounded
6. one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens
she kicked him in the balls and got away
7. a spherical object used as a plaything
he played with his rubber ball in the bathtub
8. a compact mass
a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder
9. a lavish dance requiring formal attire
10. a more or less rounded anatomical body or mass
the ball at the base of the thumb
he stood on the balls of his feet
11. the game of baseball
12. a pitch that is not in the strike zone
he threw nine straight balls before the manager yanked him

'ball' - used as a verb
13. form into a ball by winding or rolling
ball wool

derived forms
1. Ball / Plural
balls
2. Ball / Past
balled
3. Ball / Third Person
balls
4. Ball / Present Participle
balling
Variations of 'ball'
 
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The Baltimore Orioles opened the 1988 baseball season by losing the first 21 games and 107 altogether for the entire season.