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ball 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/bôl/,
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balls, plural;
  1. Squeeze or form (something) into a rounded shape
    • - Robert balled up his napkin and threw it on to his plate
  2. Clench or screw up (one's fist) tightly
    • - she balled her fist so that the nails dug into her palms
  3. Form a round shape
    • - the fishing nets eventually ball up and sink
  4. Wrap the rootball of (a tree or shrub) in burlap to protect it during transportation

  5. vulgar. Have sexual intercourse with

Noun
  1. A formal social gathering for dancing
    • - the social season was highlighted by debutante balls
    • - a ball gown

  1. form into a ball by winding or rolling; "ball wool"
  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. musket ball: 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. testis: one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens; "she kicked him in the balls and got away"
  7. A ball is a round, usually spherical but sometimes ovoid, object with various uses. It is used in ball games, where the play of the game follows the state of the ball as it is hit, kicked or thrown by players. Balls can also be used for simpler activities, such as catch, marbles and juggling. ...
  8. BALL (Biochemical Algorithms Library) is an extensive open source C++ framework of algorithms and data structures for molecular modelling and computational structural bioinformatics. The library also offers a Python scripting interface. ...
  9. The ball of the foot is where the toes join with the rest of the foot. It is muscular and easily blistered.
  10. In baseball, the strike zone is a conceptual three dimensional right angle pentagonal prism over home plate which defines the boundaries through which a pitch must pass in order to count as a strike when the batter does not swing.
  11. Bearing balls are special highly spherical and smooth balls, most commonly used in ball bearings. The balls come in many different grades, as defined by the American Bearing Manufacturers Association (ABMA), which defines the precision of the balls. ...
  12. Ball Corporation , originally Ball Brothers Glass Manufacturing Company, is an American company famous for producing glass canning jars. Founded in 1880, it is currently headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado. ...
  13. A solid or hollow sphere; An object, generally spherical, used for playing games; A quantity of string, thread, etc. ...
  14. (balls) The testicles; Bravery, courage, chutzpah, or brazenness; Rubbish, nonsense; Very. Intensifier
  15. (Balls) (balz) n. Intensity; i.e., Play with some balls, man. also sacks, cajones
  16. (Balls) A slang term for the testicles.
  17. (BALLS) Big A** Load Lifting Suckers: A popular annual launch for amateur and large HPR rocket flyers.
  18. (Balls) 1) The depth and thickness of a sound, usually on the bottom end of the EQ (as in “needs more balls”). 2) The strength of the voice on the mic (as in “check it like you have some balls”).
  19. (Balls) Another word for "numbers", stemming from the traditional offline bingo practice of randomly drawing numbers painted on balls.
  20. (Balls) Ballistas (siege engines – especially useful in attacking barbarian towns)
  21. (Balls) Rounded profile ornaments used primarily for capping posts. (Also urns, acorns, pineapples). (See Finial).
  22. (Balls) Slang for numeric .00, as in 4-balls (4.00)
  23. (Balls) Testicles, knackers, goolies, cods, jewels, the boys, pebs, clangers, nads.
  24. (Balls) To make a mistake, to get in trouble. Or, rubbish such as "all balls” - all rubbish.
  25. (Balls) Underrated as an exclamation: "Balls!"