Definition of golf ball in English:

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golf ball

noun

1A small hard ball used in the game of golf, typically made of dimpled white latex.
Example sentences
  • Gone are the days when the inside of a high-end golf ball included yards of rubber-band windings.
  • No man alive could hit a golf ball as good as I hit it that whole week.
  • If you don't care whether you lose a golf ball, you won't stay committed to the shot.
1.1 (golfball) A small metal globe used in some electric typewriters to carry the type.
Example sentences
  • I don't know the precise technical specifications of the IBM Selectric Composer at that date, nor the availability of custom golfballs.

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