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mounds, plural;
  1. Heap up into a rounded pile
    • - mound the pie filling slightly in the center
  2. Enclose, bound, or fortify with an embankment
    • - hills that mound the sea
Noun
  1. A ball representing the earth, used as part of royal regalia, e.g., on top of a crown, typically of gold and surmounted by a cross


  1. (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands
  2. form into a rounded elevation; "mound earth"
  3. knoll: a small natural hill
  4. pile: a collection of objects laid on top of each other
  5. structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones; "they built small mounds to hide behind"
  6. pitcher: the position on a baseball team of the player who throws the ball for a batter to try to hit; "he has played every position except pitcher"; "they have a southpaw on the mound"
  7. A mound is a general term for an artificial pile of earth, gravel, sand, rocks, or debris. The most common use is in reference to natural earthen formation such as hills and mountains, particularly if they appear artificial. ...
  8. Mounds are half-plant, half-human creatures in the paintings and writings of artist Trenton Doyle Hancock He explained in an art21 interview that the mounds were created thousands of years ago, when an ape man "masturbated into a field of flowers". ...
  9. Rift is the sixth studio album by rock band Phish. It is the band's second concept album, whose narrator is dreaming about the rift in his relationship with his girlfriend. ...
  10. The Mound is an artificial hill in central Edinburgh, Scotland, which connects Edinburgh's New Town and its Old Town. ...
  11. "The Mound" is a novella H. P. Lovecraft wrote as a ghostwriter from December 1929 to January 1930 after he was hired by Zealia Bishop to create a story based on following plot synopsis: "There is an Indian mound near here, which is haunted by a headless ghost. Sometimes it is a woman."
  12. (Mounds (candy)) Mounds is a candy bar made by Hershey's, and is the sister product of Almond Joy. Like Almond Joy, it consists of a coconut based center; however, it is enrobed with dark chocolate rather than milk chocolate and does not contain almonds.
  13. An artificial hill or elevation of earth; a raised bank; an embankment thrown up for defense; a bulwark; a rampart; A natural elevation appearing as if thrown up artificially; a regular and isolated hill, hillock, or knoll; The place where the pitcher stands to pitch; A ball or globe forming ...
  14. (Mounds) Areas of raised ground, usually created and not natural. Many times, greens are raised above the natural contour of the land, and may be encircled with mounds covered with rough. ...
  15. (Mounds) Shapefile (polygons) representing all mounds (a multiple-level mansonry structure) documented during the 2009 and 2010 archaeological surveys at SA1.
  16. Used for a deer-resistant boundary hedge or fence on a raised bank surrounding coppiced woodland.
  17. Of either earth or stone pebbles, generally covering a burial chamber or deposit
  18. (French monde, Latin mundus, the world) a globe encircled with a horizontal band of diamonds and other precious stones, from the upper edge of which springs a similarly studded semicircular band, and having on the top across; the mound forms part of the regalia of an emperor or king
  19. above-grade soil treatment area designed & installed with at least 12 inches of clean sand (ASTM C-33) between the bottom of the infiltrative surface & the original ground elevation; utilizes pressure distribution; a final cover of suitable soil material stabilizes the surface & supports ...
  20. A ball or globe forming part of the regalia of a king or emperor. It is surmounted by a cross and represents sovereign authority.
  21. an elongate offshore ridge of unconsolidated substrate; rocky remnants of eroding headlands (bars; shallow masses of limestone deposited by corals and coralline algae (shallow reefs)
  22. What an ever increasing number of ballplayers have right above their belt
  23. An elevation formed of earth, sand, or stones that may be natural or artificial. The two great mound building cultures of the Midwest were the Middle Woodland and the Middle Mississippian. The design and function of their constructions varied from each other.
  24. The pitcher's foot plate, or slab. Derived from the fact that on most grounds the plate is higher than the rest of the infield, to give the pitcher an advantage through pitching downward at the batter. ...
  25. A mound of earth sometimes used as a firing line or firing point, but often used to describe earth butt stop or back stop for bullets and projectiles.