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  • n. Alternative spelling of beach ball.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. large and light ball; for play at the seaside

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Examples

  • If you don't use a Mac, the beachball is your enemy.

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  • So tomorrow I'm going to pool with Kiera, she said she's got a beachball, which is cool.

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  • Jones was the referee who awarded Sunderland a goal after the "beachball" incident against Liverpool two weeks ago.

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  • League hopes punctured by their bizarre 'beachball' loss at Sunderland, must establish their European credentials Tuesday with a Champions League win Liverpool and Rangers both lose at home, while Arsenal dropped points on their

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  • * occasionally, on colleagues 'computers running Mac OS X; nowadays, touch wood, we see this rarely but past reports include: boots up and the desktop appears but it will not open anything - all i get is the' beachball 'rotating continually.

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  • Almost all alien races use a t-pack that translates their native language into a cold, emotionless Terran, but this beachball had evidently learned Terran, and even two words into it I could detect not only a thick accent but also a sense of urgency.

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  • He looked exactly like a purple beachball with legs.

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  • Most of the middle section, where O'Bannon hunts down agoofy beachball-like alien, was added to pad it out to feature length – and later rehashed by O'Bannon for his bug-hunt classic screenplay: Alien.

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  • I've got a face like a punctured beachball, like an arse that's fallen downstairs, like a rucksack full of dented bells.

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  • Ned, meanwhile, bounces like a beachball over the speed bumps of life, always forgiving, except of himself: When he's hit on at a party by a couple interested in a threesome, Ned tries to go along, but ultimately can't—and then apologizes profusely for his inability to shortcircuit his own sexual orientation.

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