fast ball

fastball

[fast-bawl, fahst-]
noun Baseball.
a pitch thrown at or near a pitcher's maximum velocity.

Origin:
1910–15; fast1 + ball1

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fastball (ˈfɑːstˌbɔːl)
 
n
baseball a ball pitched at the pitcher's top speed

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