Meaning of “fastball” in the English Dictionary

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"fastball" in British English

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fastballnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfɑːst.bɔːl/ us /ˈfæst.bɑːl/ US

a type of very fast throw in baseball:

The pitcher threw a fastball.

(Definition of “fastball” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fastball" in American English

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fastballnoun [ C ]

us /ˈfæstˌbɔl/

a pitch in baseball that is thrown at the highest speed

(Definition of “fastball” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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