beach ball

noun

: a large inflated ball for use at the beach

Examples of beach ball in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So, a soft item like a beach ball will require different pressure to hold the object, versus a hardened surface with a wooden box. Ellie Gabel, Discover Magazine, 27 May 2024 The performance ended with Perry jumping to her feet and climbing up on the judge’s desk to flex her arms as Bryan pelted her with beach balls. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 20 May 2024 Chair volleyball teams use regulation courts but with lower nets and a regulation beach ball instead of a traditional volleyball. Debra Utacia Krol, USA TODAY, 18 May 2024 Competition began in earnest Saturday morning in the gym Chair volleyball teams use regulation courts but with lower nets and a regulation beach ball instead of a traditional volleyball. Debra Utacia Krol, The Arizona Republic, 5 May 2024 Here's How Parents Can Help Beach Ball Blaster Break out the beach balls and the squirt guns! Christin Perry, Parents, 17 Mar. 2024 No unauthorized solicitation and materials including handbills, flyers, stickers, beach balls, give-aways, samples, etc. Weapons or explosives of any kind. Ed Masley, The Arizona Republic, 27 Feb. 2024 The same amount that would initially fill a beach ball is eventually condensed by the chemicals into super-cold liquid that could fit inside a ping-pong ball. Ella Nilsen, CNN, 20 Mar. 2024 There were lots of margaritas — and multiple beach balls in the pit, of course. Jake Harris, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 31 Jan. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1921, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of beach ball was in 1921

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“Beach ball.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beach%20ball. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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