golf ball

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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golf ball
1.  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
2.  (in some electric typewriters) a small detachable metal sphere, around the surface of which type characters are arranged

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The portals give it a dimpled surface that brings to mind an enormous golf ball
  from outer space.
Wait for a sunny day and take a golf ball to make some shadows from the
  sunlight on a piece of paper.
But these days no one is willing to give or take so much as a logo-stamped golf
Hail that is golf ball sized or larger can break windows.
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