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- A solid or hollow sphere.
- An object, generally spherical, used for playing games.
- A quantity of string, thread, etc., wound into a spherical shape.
- 'ball' of wool''
- A pitch that falls outside of the strike zone.
- An opportunity to launch the ball into play.
- A solid, spherical nonexplosive missile for a cannon, etc.
- A jacketed non-expanding bullet, typically of military origin.
- 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.
- 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.
- A testicle.
- That’s a load of balls, and you know it! — Synonyms — See
- I doubt he’s got the balls to tell him off.
- A single delivery by the bowler, six of which make up an over.
- The ball of a foot
- To have sexual intercourse with.
- 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.
- 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 
- A formal dance.
- A very enjoyable time.
- I had a ball at that concert