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golf ball

[′gälf ‚bȯl]
(engineering)
A printing element used on some typewriters and serial printers, consisting of a rotating, spherically shape, removable typehead that skims across the printed line while the typewriter or printer carriage does not move.
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section 5) and because atransitivity can befall verbs like hit (* hit a golfball off), whose otherwise obligatory transitivity suggests that the action cannot be conceptualized without the object.
Radishes will reach golfball size and not be pithy or strong.
He has never taken defeat easily and now wants to visit me with Dalzell to hit a golfball.
I'm going to harvest them in a month or so when they are golfball size.
The biggest one recorded was the size of a golfball.
It should be a white Marcella shirt - the ones with the bib that looks like the surface of a golfball - and often a white waistcoat-front, again in Marcella.
Thugs threw a golfball through the window of Wicklow man Paul Byrne's home, just missing him.
She even bought the folks some special soap called Golfball Bright.
Goofball Bill Murray claims to be a 10-handicap golfball hitter.
There were lots of lights and a golfball printer whirring away.
The Smoking Gun also contains a copy of a $25million lawsuit brought against Michael Douglas the actor, by a golf caddie claiming that Douglas hit him in the private parts with a golfball, causing one of his testicles to be surgically removed.
With both carrots and beetroot there is a lot to be said for leaving thinning until the thinnings can be eaten - golfball size for beetroot and about three inches long for carrots.