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ball  

EN[bɔːl]
US
Fballe WBallon (sport)
  • En sport,
ball
  • NomPLballsSUF-all
    1. A solid or hollow sphere, or part thereof.
      1. a ball of spittle;   a fecal ball
      2. a ball of wool;   a ball of twine
      3. the ball of the thumb;   the ball of the foot
      4. Move round the dark terrestrial ball.
      5. Ivor had acquired more than a mile of fishing rights with the house; he was not at all a good fisherman, but one must do something; one generally, however, banged a ball with a squash-racket against a wall.
    2. (sports) The use of a round or ellipsoidal object.
      1. The children were playing ball on the beach. ‎
      2. The children were playing ball in the garden. ‎
      3. If you get to a million points, you get another ball. ‎
      4. After Essien's poor attempt flew into the stands, Rodrigo Moreno - Bolton's on-loan winger from Benfica who was making his full Premier League debut - nearly exposed the Blues with a lovely ball for Johan Elmander, but it just skipped away from his team-mate's toes.
    3. (mildly vulgar, slang, chiefly in the plural) A testicle.
      1. That’s a load of balls, and you know it! ‎ — SynonymsSee Wikisaurus:nonsense
      2. I doubt he’s got the balls to tell him off. ‎
    4. (printing, historical) A leather-covered cushion, fastened to a handle called a ballstock; formerly used by printers for inking the form, then superseded by the roller.
      1. (farriery, historical) A large pill, a form in which medicine was given to horses; a bolus.
        1. A formal dance.
          1. INF A very enjoyable time.
            1. I had a ball at that concert. ‎
        2. VerbeSGballsPRballingPT, PPballed
          1. VT To form or wind into a ball.
            1. to ball cotton
          2. (metalworking) To heat in a furnace and form into balls for rolling.
            1. VT (vulgar) To have sexual intercourse with.
              1. VT VI To gather balls which cling to the feet, as of damp snow or clay; to gather into balls.
                1. The horse balls; the snow balls.
              2. SLA (usually in present participle) To be hip or cool.
                1. (nonstandard) SLA To play basketball.
                2. Interjection
                  1. (Australian rules football) An appeal by the crowd for holding the ball against a tackled player. This is heard almost any time an opposition player is tackled, without regard to whether the rules about "prior opportunity" to dispose of the ball are fulfilled.
                    1. 2007: A good tackle (and some bad ones) will bring a cry of "Ball!" from the crowd – a plea for a holding the ball free kick. — AFL Sydney Swans Rules Zone [1]
                3. Plus d'exemples
                  1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
                    • The batsman succumbed to a snorter of short balls from the bowler and nicked a thin edge to the keeper.
                    • Did you ever get the ball rolling on your plans to build a shed?
                    • Dior wouldn’t be Dior without the swagged ball gown [ … ] .
                  2. Utilisé au début de la phrase
                    • Balls were first made of grass or leaves held together by strings, and later of pieces of animal skin sewn together and stuffed with feathers or hay.
                  3. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
                    • At the start of the game, the referee racks up the red balls.
                    • In little league, usually everyone goes after the ball.
                    • The fans were very unhappy with the referee's spot of the ball.

                Meaning of ball for the defined word.

                Grammaticalement, ce mot "ball" est un interjection. C'est aussi un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable. C'est aussi un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un verbes intransitif et un verbes transitif.
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                  1. Interjections
                    • Noms
                      • Noms Dénombrable
                      • Verbes
                        • Verbes intransitifs
                          • Verbes transitifs
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