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Definizione monolingua e traduzione ball

Inglese grammatica



ball (third-person singular simple present balls, present participle balling, simple past and past participle balled)

  1. (transitive, vulgar) To have sexual intercourse with.

ball (plural balls)

  1. A solid or hollow sphere.
  2. An object, generally spherical, used for playing games.
    • 2011 October 2, Aled Williams, “Swansea 2 - 0 Stoke”, BBC Sport Wales:
      Graham secured victory with five minutes left, coolly lifting the ball over Asmir Begovic.
  3. A quantity of string, thread, etc., wound into a spherical shape.
    ball of wool
  4. Any simple game involving a ball.
    The children were playing ball on the beach.
    The children were playing ball in the garden.
  5. (baseball) A pitch that falls outside of the strike zone.
  6. (pinball) An opportunity to launch the pinball into play.
    If you get to a million points, you get another ball.
  7. (ballistics) A solid, spherical nonexplosive missile for a cannon, etc.
  8. (ballistics) A jacketed non-expanding bullet, typically of military origin.
  9. (mathematics) The set of points in a metric space lying within a given distance (the radius) of a given point; specifically, the homologue of the disk in a Euclidean space of any number of dimensions.
  10. (mathematics, more generally) The set of points in a topological space lying within some open set containing a given point; the analogue of the disk in a Euclidean space.
  11. (mildly vulgar, slang, usually in plural) A testicle.
  12. (mildly vulgar, slang, in the plural) Nonsense.
    That’s a load of balls, and you know it! — Synonyms — See Wikisaurus:nonsense
  13. (slang, in the plural) Courage.
    I doubt he’s got the balls to tell him off.
  14. (cricket) A single delivery by the bowler, six of which make up an over.
  15. (soccer) A pass; a kick of the football towards a teammate.
    • 2010 December 29, Chris Whyatt, “Chelsea 1 - 0 Bolton”, BBC:
      After Essiens poor attempt flew into the stands, Rodrigo Moreno - Boltons 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-mates toes.
  16. (anatomy) The front of the bottom of the foot, just behind the toes.


  1. (slang) cool, hip, fun, entertaining
    Det är ballt att åka skateboard.
    It’s cool to ride a skateboard.
Traduzione italiano palla |ballo |pallone |sfera |testicolo |boiate |scopare |trombare |arrotolare |zolla |biglia |cerchio |circolo |curva |frutto |globo |gomitolo |grano |ovulo |palla di cannone |pallina |pallottola |proittile |seme |

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