ground ball
noun Date: 1857 a batted baseball that bounds or rolls along the ground

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  • ground ball — ground ,ball noun count in baseball, a ball that is hit along the ground …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ground ball — ground′ ball′ n. spo a batted baseball that rolls or bounces along the ground Also called grounder • Etymology: 1855–60, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • ground ball — n. GROUNDER …   English World dictionary

  • ground ball — noun (baseball) a hit that travels along the ground • Syn: ↑grounder, ↑groundball, ↑hopper • Derivationally related forms: ↑hop (for: ↑hopper), ↑groun …   Useful english dictionary

  • ground ball — grounder grounder (ground [ e]r), n. (Baseball) A batted ball that hits the ground before it leaves the infield, or the act of hitting a baseball along the ground; also called {ground ball}; contrasted with {fly} or {fly ball}. Syn: . [WordNet… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ground ball — {n.} A ball batted onto the ground in baseball; a grounder. * /Taylor hit a ground ball to the short stop./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • ground ball — {n.} A ball batted onto the ground in baseball; a grounder. * /Taylor hit a ground ball to the short stop./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • ground\ ball — noun A ball batted onto the ground in baseball; a grounder. Taylor hit a ground ball to the short stop …   Словарь американских идиом

  • ground ball — Baseball. a batted ball that rolls or bounces along the ground. Also called grounder. Cf. fly ball. [1830 40, in cricket; 1855 60, Amer. in baseball use] * * * …   Universalium

  • ground ball — noun a) A batted ball that bounces one or more times on the infield; a grounder. b) When a player scoops up or fights for a ball that is on the ground …   Wiktionary

  • ground ball — noun Baseball a ball hit along the ground …   English new terms dictionary

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