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Engelsk navneord: ball

1. ball (om genstand) round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe ball travelled 90 mph on his serve.
The mayor threw out the first ball.
The ball rolled into the corner pocket.

Mindre specifikke termergame equipment

Mere specifikke termerbaseball, basketball, billiard ball, bocce ball, bocci ball, boccie ball, bowl, bowl, bowling ball, cricket ball, croquet ball, field hockey ball, football, golf ball, handball, jack, lacrosse ball, marble, medicine ball, ninepin ball, ping-pong ball, playground ball, polo ball, pool ball, punch bag, punchball, punching bag, punching ball, racquetball, roulette ball, rugby ball, skittle ball, soccer ball, softball, squash ball, tennis ball, volleyball, Wiffle, Wiffle Ball

2. ball (om genstand) a solid projectile that is shot by a musket

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)musket ball

Mindre specifikke termerpellet, shot

3. ball (om form) an object with a spherical shape

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA ball of fire.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)globe, orb

Mindre specifikke termersphere

Mere specifikke termerbolus, camphor ball, crystal ball, fireball, fireball, globule, mothball, pellet, spherule, time-ball

4. ball (om gruppe) the people assembled at a lavish formal dance

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe ball was already emptying out before the fire alarm sounded.

Mindre specifikke termerdance

Omfatter disse specifikke termerpromenade

5. ball (i anatomi) one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe kicked him in the balls and got away.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ballock, bollock, egg, nut, orchis, testicle, testis

Mindre specifikke termergonad, male reproductive gland, sex gland

Mere specifikke termercobblers, undescended testicle, undescended testis

Omfatter disse specifikke termerarteria testicularis, ductus deferens, epididymis, internal spermatic artery, rete testis, seminiferous tubule, spermatic cord, testicular artery, testicular vein, vas deferens, vena testicularis

Omfatter disse overordnede termerfamily jewels, male genital organ, male genitalia, male genitals, male reproductive system

6. ball (om genstand) a spherical object used as a plaything

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe played with his rubber ball in the bathtub.

Mindre specifikke termerplaything, toy

Mere specifikke termerbeach ball, beachball, snowball

7. Ball (om person) United States comedienne best known as the star of a popular television program (1911-1989)

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)Lucille Ball

Eksempler på forekomster af mindre specifikke termeractress, comedienne

8. ball (om gruppe) a compact mass

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA ball of mud caught him on the shoulder.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)chunk, clod, clump, glob, lump

Mindre specifikke termeragglomeration

Mere specifikke termerclew, clot, coagulum, gob

9. ball (om begivenhed) a lavish dance requiring formal attire

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)formal

Mindre specifikke termerdance

Mere specifikke termercotilion, cotillion, fancy-dress ball, masked ball, masquerade ball, prom, promenade

10. ball (i anatomi) a more or less rounded anatomical body or mass

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe ball at the base of the thumb.
He stood on the balls of his feet.

Mindre specifikke termeranatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure

Omfatter disse overordnede termerhand, manus, mitt, paw, sole

11. ball (om handling) the game of baseball

Mindre specifikke termerbaseball, baseball game

Mere specifikke termerdaisy cutter

12. ball (om handling) a pitch that is not in the strike zone

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe threw nine straight balls before the manager yanked him.

Mindre specifikke termerdelivery, pitch

Engelsk udsagnsord: ball

1. ball (om relation) form into a ball by winding or rolling

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBall wool.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerroll, twine, wind, wrap

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