beach ball

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n beach ball large and light ball; for play at the seaside
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Usage

In literature:

The balls passed through Lowry's and Beach's breasts.
"Andersonville, complete" by John McElroy
The balls passed through Lowry's and Beach's breasts.
"Andersonville, Volume 1" by John McElroy
Merry shouts of bathers floated up from the beaches far below, mingled with the distant click of golf balls on the greens.
"Their Mariposa Legend" by Charlotte Herr
Bats and balls had been thrown down and every one had hurried to the beach.
"By Sheer Pluck" by G. A. Henty
A wreath of smoke curled up from her forecastle, and a ball, skipping over the water, struck the sandy beach.
"Sustained honor" by John R. Musick,
Two or three of the canoes immediately landed their people, who ran about the beach, as we imagined, in search of the ball.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. 13" by Robert Kerr
I reached a low stone wall that separated the lawn from the beach just as she effected a running pick-up of the ball.
"Lady Larkspur" by Meredith Nicholson
About daybreak I was flung like a spent ball on to a sandy beach.
"At the Point of the Sword" by Herbert Hayens
This beach is the floor of our ball-room, and we dance, and are decked with jewels.
"Little Folks (October 1884)" by Various
An official dinner and a ball followed later in the day at the big hotel on Coronada Beach.
"Down Under With the Prince" by Everard Cotes
She rolled up the bandage into a little ball, and threw it down the beach.
"The Corner of Harley Street" by Henry Bashford
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In news:

Vero Beach High School graduate Bryan Stork (center), shown preparing to snap the ball, has become a key member of Florida State's offensive line.
Senior Tour player George Swistock, from Inkster, Mich. Hit his drive on the par-4 fifth hole at Wild Wing Plantation in Myrtle Beach and watched as the ball hit a seagull in mid-flight.
Somewhere on the hot sands between "Baywatch" and Mortal Kombat is the latest Olympic sport, doubles beach volleyball, some of the best-looking people on the planet leaping up to drive a ball into one another's teeth.
Tar balls from the site of the Gulf oil spill have apparently washed up on beaches in Texas and were collected by Coast Guard.
Tar balls from the Gulf oil spill have been found on a Texas beach, and are the first evidence that gushing crude from the Deepwater Horizon well has now reached all the Mexican Gulf states of the southern United States.
A beach comber on a remote Alaskan island finds a soccer ball.
Trash Backwards , one of my favorite sites as I've mentioned in the past, posted a fun project this afternoon featuring a beach ball.
South Africa third baseman Brandon Bouillon throws the ball to first base as he participates in fielding drills Thursday during the South African national baseball team's training practice at the Vero Beach Sports Village in Vero Beach.
Lathan Goumas Mlive.com file photo A beach ball flies through the air over the graduates during the 2012 Swartz Creek High School commencement ceremony at the Perani Arena in Flint.
Workers clean tar balls form the Gulf oil spill off a beach in South Pass, La.
Beach Fairway tees up last ball on Thanksgiving Day.
LAKE GIBSON QUARTERBAC KTREY CONGDON is hit as he throws the ball by Daytona Beach Mainland's Kevin McCrary.
Morse of Del Monte Properties Co. Gets ready to drive the first ball off the first tee at Spyglass Golf Course on March 11, 1966, as the new layout at Pebble Beach was opened for play.
Miller Grove wins Beach Ball Classic.
Last summer, small black balls of goo surfaced at Kershaw Beach in Canandaigua forcing the beach to be closed and a pretty involved clean up operation to be undertaken.
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In science:

It is equivalent to the total annihilation of 100 tons of matter in a beach ball volume and in less than a nanosecond.
Does the speed of light depend upon the vacuum ?
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