beach ball

noun

Definition of beach ball

: a large inflated ball for use at the beach

Examples of beach ball in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lake Zurich resident Julie De Maria attended with her family, including her 1-year-old son, Nathan, who spent time playing with a beach ball on the splash pad at the park. Karie Angell Luc, chicagotribune.com, "Lake Zurich residents celebrate Fourth of July in style with beach activities," 5 July 2019 And the joyous crowd ate it up, tossing beach balls into the air, surrounded by European paintings on the walls as upbeat music filled the space. Leanne Italie, Houston Chronicle, "Queer style kicks off NY Fashion Week with inclusive show," 6 Sep. 2019 And the joyous crowd ate it up, tossing beach balls into the air surrounded by European paintings on the walls as upbeat music filled the space. NBC News, "Queer style kicks off New York Fashion Week with inclusive show," 6 Sep. 2019 This time, Sethward didn't wait another season, returning in a walrus costume, jumping on a beach ball and falling on his head and eventually off the stage. Bill Keveney, USA TODAY, "'AGT': A six-pack of memorably weird acts from Season 14 auditions," 8 July 2019 There will be beach ball volleyball and cornhole games set up. Akira Kyles, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, "Mount Airy Main Street Association wants you to build your best castle — out of cardboard," 13 Aug. 2019 In the 1950s and 1960s, mathematicians proved an assortment of theorems about how to fit objects such as disks (filled-in circles) and spheres (hollow, like a beach ball) into three-dimensional space. Quanta Magazine, "Möbius Strips Defy a Link With Infinity," 20 Feb. 2019 The park’s anniversary day included a gigantic beach ball at Thunder Bay, mermaids at Cowabunga Beach, drummers and colored smoke at the main gates and a large cake. Helen H. Richardson, The Denver Post, "PHOTOS: Water World holds its 40th birthday bash," 4 Aug. 2019 Unfortunately, Fergie wasn't using a beach ball...or any kind of ball for that matter. SI.com, "50 of the Biggest Controversies in Football History," 21 June 2019

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First Known Use of beach ball

1921, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of beach ball was in 1921

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20 Oct 2019

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“Beach ball.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beach%20ball. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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beach ball

noun

English Language Learners Definition of beach ball

: a large ball that is filled with air and made for use at the beach

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