Translation of "ball" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

ball

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

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;球狀物
a beach/golf/tennis ball 沙灘球/高爾夫球/網球
Just try to concentrate on hitting the ball. 盡量集中精神,只想著擊球。
The kitten curled itself into a ball (= the shape of a ball). 小貓蜷縮成一團。

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

線團
a ball of string/wool 線團/毛線球

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

拇指球;大腳趾球
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

舞會
Did you go to the Summer Ball last year? 去年你有參加夏日舞會嗎?
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 (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)