golf ball
noun Date: 1545 1. a small hard dimpled ball used in golf 2. the spherical printing element of an electric typewriter or printer

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • golf ball — golf balls N COUNT A golf ball is a small, hard white ball which people use when they are playing golf …   English dictionary

  • golf ball — n a small hard white ball used in the game of golf …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • golf ball — golf ,ball noun count a small white ball used for playing golf …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • golf ball — n. a small, hard ball with a seamless, dimpled covering, used in the game of golf …   English World dictionary

  • Golf ball — A golf ball is a ball designed to be used in the game of golf.A regulation golf ball weighs no more than 1.620 oz (45.93 grams), with a diameter over 1.680 in (42.67 mm), and is symmetrically spherical in shape. Like golf clubs, golf balls are… …   Wikipedia

  • golf ball — noun a small hard ball used in playing golf; dimpled to reduce wind resistance • Hypernyms: ↑ball, ↑golf equipment * * * I. noun : a tough covered ball used in golf and made of rubber thread wound about a center II. noun : the spherical print …   Useful english dictionary

  • golf ball — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms golf ball : singular golf ball plural golf balls a small white ball used for playing golf …   English dictionary

  • golf ball — n. to drive; putt a golf ball * * * putt a golf ball to drive …   Combinatory dictionary

  • golf ball — /ˈgɒlf bɔl/ (say golf bawl) noun 1. a small white ball with a resilient core of rubber used in playing golf. 2. Colloquial the movable metal ball bearing the type in an electric typewriter …   Australian English dictionary

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