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golf ball

n.
A small hard dimpled ball used in golf.

golf ball

n
1. (Golf) a small resilient, usually white, ball of either two-piece or three-piece construction, the former consisting of a solid inner core with a thick covering of toughened material, the latter consisting of a liquid centre, rubber-wound core, and a thin layer of balata
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (in some electric typewriters) a small detachable metal sphere, around the surface of which type characters are arranged

golf′ ball`


n.
a small dimpled ball with a tough cover and a resilient core of rubber, used in playing golf.
[1535–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.golf ball - a small hard ball used in playing golfgolf ball - a small hard ball used in playing golf; dimpled to reduce wind resistance
ball - round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games; "the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve"; "the mayor threw out the first ball"; "the ball rolled into the corner pocket"
golf equipment - sports equipment used in playing golf
Translations

golf ball

npalla da golf; (on typewriter) → pallina
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