golf ball


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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
References in classic literature ?
All that he was thinking of at that moment was the best method of laying a golf ball dead in front of the Palace Theatre.
Golf balls aren't particularly cheap, which is especially troublesome for an average weekend player who is liable to lose a handful of balls during one round.
I can't tell you how many times I've looked in my golf bag the night before a round, or on the first tee, only to realize I don't have any or enough golf balls to use for my round," said Jared Kahn, Golf Ball Club Inc.
Golf ball divers are professional recyclers: They retrieve golf balls, which are then cleaned, repackaged, and resold.
I tell people," Keller said, "I'm a professional golf ball reclamation technician.
94 million to set up a new golf ball plant in Pingtung's processing zone, also moving Launch into the zone as well.
HOUSES and cars have been targeted by vandals striking stolen golf balls into a Yarm estate.
From this picture you can see a similar situation occurs with a golf ball.
As a golf ball rolls down a carpeted mini-golf fairway, the ball presses down and deforms the turf.
patents on golf balls have been recorded since 2001, as against only 500 for all the rest of sports, including golf clubs and golf in general.
I counted six golf balls on the field,'' Mordecai said.
Dimples on spinning golf balls reduce air resistance and increase lift by creating turbulence in the air flowing past the balls.