Definition of "Ball" :
noun: a pitch that is not in the strike zone
"He threw nine straight balls before the manager yanked him."
noun: a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs
"He played baseball in high school."
noun: round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games
"The ball travelled 90 mph on his serve."
noun: a spherical object used as a plaything
"He played with his rubber ball in the bathtub."
noun: a solid projectile that is shot by a musket
"They had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball."
noun: one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens
"She kicked him in the balls and got away."
noun: a more or less rounded anatomical body or mass
"The ball at the base of the thumb."
noun: a lavish dance requiring formal attire
noun: a compact mass
"A ball of mud caught him on the shoulder."
noun: the people assembled at a lavish formal dance
"The ball was already emptying out before the fire alarm sounded."
noun: United States comedienne best known as the star of a popular television program (1911-1989)
noun: an object with a spherical shape
"A ball of fire."
verb: form into a ball by winding or rolling