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    mound - Dictionary definition and meaning for word mound

    (noun) (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands
    Synonyms : hill , pitcher's mound
    (noun) a small natural hill
    Synonyms : hammock , hillock , hummock , knoll
    (noun) a collection of objects laid on top of each other
    Synonyms : agglomerate , cumulation , cumulus , heap , pile
    (noun) structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones
    Synonyms : hill
    Example Sentence
    • they built small mounds to hide behind
    (noun) the position on a baseball team of the player who throws the ball for a batter to try to hit
    Synonyms : pitcher
    Example Sentence
    • he has played every position except pitcher
    • they have a southpaw on the mound
    (verb) form into a rounded elevation
    Example Sentence
    • mound earth
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mound

MOUND rhymes with MOUNT,i.e a MOUNTain

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