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fastball

noun [C]     /ˈfɑːst.bɔːl/ US  /ˈfæst.bɑːl/ US
a type of very fast throw in baseball : The pitcher wound up and let loose a fastball.Baseball and roundersGeneral terms used in ball sports
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