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Entry Details for 変化球

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English Meaning(s) for 変化球

  1. ball with a change of speed (baseball)

Definition and Synonyms for 変化球

Curve a pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batter
Synonyms: カーブ, カーヴ, 変化球, 曲球

Meanings for each kanji in 変化球

unusual; change; strange Kanji Details »
change; take the form of; influence; enchant; delude; -ization Kanji Details »
ball; sphere Kanji Details »

Categories 変化球 is a member of

Delivery the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
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Sample Sentences for 変化球

It is characteristic of the fork ball, one of baseball's change-ups, that a ball that flew straight will drop suddenly just before the batter.

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