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Translation of "ball" - English-German dictionary

ball

noun /boːl/
a round object used in games der Ball a tennis ball. anything roughly round in shape das Knäul, die Kugel a ball of wool. balls (plural ) (slang) testicles. die Eier ballbearings noun plural in machinery etc, small steel balls that help the revolving of one part over another. das Kugellager ballcock noun a valve in a cistern. das Schwimmventil ballpoint noun a pen having a tiny ball as the writing point. der Kugelschreiber on the ball quick, alert and up-to-date auf Draht The new manager is really on the ball. start/set ( keep the ball rolling) to start or keep something going, especially a conversation etwas in Gang setzen He can be relied on to start the ball rolling at parties.
(Definition of ball from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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