a small, white ball with a tough cover and a resilient core of rubber, used in playing golf.
a ball-shaped printing element on certain electric typewriters.
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How to use golf ball in a sentence
The hour-long livestream had four influencers competing to see who could hit a golf ball closest to a pin and win $100,000.Bleacher Report’s House of Highlights wants its creator-led challenges to rival live sports | Kayleigh Barber | March 1, 2021 | Digiday
There’s no question that the materials, surface, core, and number of construction layers of a golf ball has an impact on performance.Beginner-friendly golf balls that will help you fall in love with the game | PopSci Commerce Team | February 5, 2021 | Popular-Science
It seems we now have an answer, thanks to the efforts of imaging specialist Andy Saunders, who digitally enhanced archival images from that mission and used them to estimate the final resting spots of the golf balls.Remastered images reveal how far Alan Shepard hit a golf ball on the Moon | Jennifer Ouellette | February 5, 2021 | Ars Technica
Backspin also plays a crucial role in how a golf ball flies through the air.Nerf’s newest blaster shoots spinning balls for dramatic curves | Stan Horaczek | January 27, 2021 | Popular-Science
Remove the dough from the refrigerator and break off pieces, forming them into balls just smaller than a golf ball.These Chinese walnut cookies are buttery and crumbly, with a five-spice streusel filling | Hetty McKinnon | December 2, 2020 | Washington Post
“I can throw a golf ball that far,” one dad told The Ontario Star.Colorado Man Buys Former Prison, Hoping to Transform It Into a Pot Factory | Abby Haglage | July 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Then he paused and said: “Now watch this drive,” and whacked a golf ball.
I took an old golf-ball from my pocket and hurled it as hard as I could at the potential destroyer of my peace.
It looked to Bart as if it were at least golf-ball size, and seemed to be getting bigger by the moment.The Colors of Space | Marion Zimmer Bradley
And he had slunk back when the course was cleared, to be told the simple secret of hitting a golf ball.The Wrong Twin | Harry Leon Wilson
We would cut the cover off a golf ball and unwind some of the miles of rubber bands inside.The Biography of a Rabbit | Roy Benson
The fact is I had bet Myra a new golf-ball that Simpson would show the baby his watch within two minutes of meeting him.Once a Week | Alan Alexander Milne
British Dictionary definitions for golf ball
a small resilient, usually white, ball of either two-piece or three-piece construction, the former consisting of a solid inner core with a thick covering of toughened material, the latter consisting of a liquid centre, rubber-wound core, and a thin layer of balata
(in some electric typewriters) a small detachable metal sphere, around the surface of which type characters are arranged
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