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Ball: The basketball is 9 ½ inches in diameter and weighs 20 to 22 ounces.
Embedded Ball: (also 'plugged') a ball stuck in the ground as a result of its impact
Nothing Ball: A ball that accomplishes little because of a poor hit, no action, or both. An ineffective ball.
Pin (As It Applies To A Ball): The small circle of a different color found on the surface of the ball. It locates the center of the weight block that identifies the direction it is tilted.
Broom Ball: A ball with so much action that it seems to sweep the pins away.
Lose The Ball: The dropping of the ball off your hand early; the ball slipping out of your hand.
Cheater Ball: A derogatory term used to describe modern highly aggressive bowling balls that can offer the hook and power formerly attained only by players that imparted the action due solely to the effor . . . View Full Definition
Cover The Ball: (also 'trap the ball') to contact the ball with the hands forward (more toward the target than the club head), causing to some degree a descending angle of approach and a hooded club face, t . . . View Full Definition
Ballad: A popular song, often recited aloud, narrating a story, and passed down orally. Over 300 traditional english ballads, in up to 25 versions each, were edited as the so-called 'child ballads' . . . View Full Definition
Ballade: Poem with three seven-, eight-, or ten-line stanzas and refrain. Respectively, these have the rhyme schemes and envoys ababbcc bcbc (cf. Chaucer's 'ballade of good counsel'), ababbcbc bcbc ( . . . View Full Definition