Fuzz ball

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a kind of fungus or mushroom, which, when pressed, bursts and scatters a fine dust; a puffball.

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7' south, is a 15" fuzz ball that intensifies to the center.
AFTER charming the nation since 1958, Britain's favourite furry fuzz ball gets his first live-action cinematic outing.
She started out as a fuzz ball and we turned her into a hardware dog.
The black-and-white fuzz ball won San Diego Person of the Year in a contest several years ago, but Public Relations Manager Christina Simmons said zoo attendance didn't increase as expected.
I felt cheated by the Comet Kohoutek fizzle in 1973, slept through Comet West in 1976 and was sorely disappointed by the fuzz ball that was Comet Halley in 1986.
She named the chickens Daisy Mae, Speckles, Pumpkin, Fuzz Ball, Feathers and Princess.
Before the dogs are adopted, they are exposed to other dogs to determine if they are sociable, and must pass a rigorous exam by ``Furby the Test Cat,'' a no-nonsense fuzz ball that refuses to play games.
The coma will be spread across 1/2 [degrees] or more at that time, causing the object to appear as a moderately condensed fuzz ball to the naked eye, particularly from the city.
Right now it looks through binoculars like a fuzz ball about the size of the moon," Mosley said.
Should a clucky succeed with her hatching plans, she would strut proudly across the farmstead with a dozen or more tiny fuzz balls tottering along behind her.
Keeper Nicole Adams, 24, said: "They are basically little grey fuzz balls who just plod about causing a bit of chaos.
The colorful and easy-to-grip handle on this pro fabric depiller and lint brush makes it easy to remove all fuzz balls, lint and pet hair.