Translation of "ball" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

ball

noun uk /bɔːl/ us /bɑːl/
ROUND OBJECT 圆物

A1 [ C ] any object in the shape of a sphere, especially one used as a toy by children or in various sports such as tennis and football

球;球状物
a beach/golf/tennis ball 沙滩球/高尔夫球/网球
Just try to concentrate on hitting the ball. 尽量集中精力,只想着击球。
The kitten curled itself into a ball (= the shape of a ball). 小猫蜷缩成一团。

A1 [ C ] a long piece of thread that has been rolled into a ball

线团
a ball of string/wool 线团/毛线团

[ C ] the rounded part of your foot or thumb where the toes join the foot and the thumb joins the hand

拇指球;大脚趾球
KICK/THROW OF BALL

in football, a pass from one player to another:

Long picked up a great ball from Campbell and rounded the keeper to score.

in baseball, a ball that is thrown to the batter but that the batter does not try to hit because it is outside the hitting area

BALL GAME

[ U ] mainly US any game that involves throwing and catching a ball:

The kids were outside playing ball.
I like watching college/pro ball.
DANCE 跳舞

[ C ] a large formal occasion where people dance

舞会
Did you go to the Summer Ball last year? 去年你参加夏日舞会了吗?
verb [ T ] uk /bɔːl/ us /bɑːl/
MAKE ROUND

to make something form a closed round shape:

She balled her fists so her nails dug deep into her palms.
HAVE SEX

US slang (of a man) to have sex with someone

(Translation of “ball” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)