from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A game played by two teams on a rectangular court divided by a high net, in which both teams use up to three hits to ground the ball on the opposing team's side of the net.
  • n. The inflated, spherical ball used in this game.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A game played on a rectangular court between two teams of two to six players which involves striking a ball back and forth over a net.
  • n. The inflated ball used in such a game.

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

  • n. an inflated ball used in playing volleyball
  • n. a game in which two teams hit an inflated ball over a high net using their hands


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