- a ball that is batted up into the air.
Origin of fly ball
Related Words for fly ballfunny, crazy, oddball, puzzling, irregular, singular, eccentric, irrational, unhinged, disquieting, touched, weird, unbalanced, anomalous, atypical, bizarre, curious, demented, doubtful, droll
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Historical Examples of fly ball
The fly-ball governor replaced the throttle-valve which was at first used by Watt to regulate the speed of his engines.The Story of Great Inventions
Elmer Ellsworth Burns
Engines of the slide-valve type are usually provided either with a fly-ball throttling governor, or a shaft governor.Steam Engines