Translation of "ball" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] (ROUND OBJECT) 圆物 uk us /bɔːl/ US  /bɑːl/

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

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。

a long piece of thread that has been rolled into a ball

a ball of string/wool 线团/毛线团

The ball of your foot or thumb is the rounded part where the toes join the foot and the thumb joins the hand.


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