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Definition 1: the position on a baseball team of the player who throws the ball for a batter to try to hit - [noun denoting act]

Samples where mound or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he has played every position except pitcher
  • they have a southpaw on the mound

Synonyms for mound in the sense of this definition

(mound is a kind of ...) (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player

"what position does he play?"

(... is a member of mound) a team that plays baseball

Definition 2: structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where mound or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they built small mounds to hide behind

Synonyms for mound in the sense of this definition

(mound is a kind of ...) a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

"the structure consisted of a series of arches" "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"

(... is a kind of mound ) (formerly) a mound of earth inside a fort from which heavy gun can be fired over the parapet

(... is a kind of mound ) (archeology) a heap of earth placed over prehistoric tombs

(... is a kind of mound ) a long artificial mound of stone or earth; built to hold back water or to support a road or as protection

(... is a kind of mound ) a mound or heap of snow

Definition 3: (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for mound in the sense of this definition

(mound is a kind of ...) equipment used in playing baseball

(... is part of mound) the area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate

(mound belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

Definition 4: a collection of objects laid on top of each other - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for mound in the sense of this definition

(mound is a kind of ...) several things grouped together or considered as a whole

(... is a kind of mound ) a pile or stack of wood to be used for fuel

(... is a kind of mound ) wood heaped for burning a dead body as a funeral rite

(... is a kind of mound ) an orderly pile

(... is a kind of mound ) pile of waste matter from coal mining etc

(... is a kind of mound ) a pile of sheaves of grain set on end in a field to dry; stalks of Indian corn set up in a field

"corn is bound in small sheaves and several sheaves are set up together in shocks" "whole fields of wheat in shock"

(... is a kind of mound ) pile of discarded metal

(... is a kind of mound ) a heap of dung or refuse

(... is a kind of mound ) a heap of manure and vegetation and other organic residues that are decaying to become compost

(... is a kind of mound ) a storage pile accumulated for future use

Definition 5: a small natural hill - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for mound in the sense of this definition

(mound is a kind of ...) a local and well-defined elevation of the land

"they loved to roam the hills of West Virginia"

(... is a kind of mound ) a mound of earth made by ants as they dig their nest

(... is a kind of mound ) a small hill rising up from the African veld

(... is a kind of mound ) a mound of earth made by moles while burrowing

Definition 6: form into a rounded elevation - [verb of creation]

Samples where mound or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • mound earth

(mound is a kind of ...) make something, usually for a specific function

"She molded the rice balls carefully" "Form cylinders from the dough" "shape a figure" "Work the metal into a sword"

(... is a kind of mound ) form a mound over

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