(1)   A pitch that is not in the strike zone
"He threw nine straight balls before the manager yanked him"
(2)   The game of baseball
(3)   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"
(4)   A spherical object used as a plaything
"He played with his rubber ball in the bathtub"
(5)   A solid projectile that is shot by a musket
"They had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball"
(6)   One of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens
"She kicked him in the balls and got away"
(7)   A more or less rounded anatomical body or mass
"The ball at the base of the thumb"
"He stood on the balls of his feet"
(8)   A lavish dance requiring formal attire
(9)   A compact mass
"A ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"
(10)   The people assembled at a lavish formal dance
"The ball was already emptying out before the fire alarm sounded"
(11)   United States comedienne best known as the star of a popular television program (1911-1989)
(12)   An object with a spherical shape
"A ball of fire"


(13)   Form into a ball by winding or rolling
"Ball wool"


Ball m
  1. ball (any roughly spherical object; spherical object used in games)