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Translation of "ball" - English-French dictionary

ball

noun /boːl/
a round object used in games balle, ballon a tennis ball.
anything roughly round in shape boule, pelote a ball of wool.
balls (plural ) (slang) testicles. couilles
ballbearings noun plural
in machinery etc, small steel balls that help the revolving of one part over another. roulement à billes
ballcock noun
a valve in a cistern. robinet à flotteur
ballpoint noun
a pen having a tiny ball as the writing point. stylo bille
on the ball
quick, alert and up-to-date à la hauteur The new manager is really on the ball.
start/set ( keep the ball rolling)
to start or keep something going, especially a conversation lancer, soutenir la conversation He can be relied on to start the ball rolling at parties.
(Definition of ball from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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