type ball

type ball

A golf ball-sized element used in typewriters and low-speed teleprinters that contains all the print characters on its outside surface. The type ball was introduced with IBM's Selectric typewriter. See Selectric typewriter.
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Prior to modern HP ammo, most everyone used military type ball ammo, designed to penetrate without transferring much of its energy into the body.
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The ICBM R-7 rocket was modified with an upper assembly that carried a heavy bathysphere type ball (Fig.5) inside which Gagarin was placed.
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We now have similar type ball players there who would be different type of game-breakers than Kevin Maggs," said O'Sullivan.
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