fastball, hummer, smoke, heater
n. a baseball pitch thrown at or near the pitcher's maximum pitching speed; "A fastball is one of the most common pitches in baseball."
smoking, smoke
n. the act of smoking tobacco or other substances; "he went outside for a smoke"; "smoking stinks"
n. an indication of some hidden activity; "with all that smoke there must be a fire somewhere"
roll of tobacco, smoke
n. tobacco leaves that have been made into a cylinder
fume, smoke
n. a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
n. something with no concrete substance; "his dreams all turned to smoke"; "it was just smoke and mirrors"
v. inhale and exhale smoke from cigarettes, cigars, pipes; "We never smoked marijuana"; "Do you smoke?"
smoke, fume
v. emit a cloud of fine particles; "The chimney was fuming"
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breaking ball, curve ball, bender, curve
n. a pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batter
knuckler, knuckleball
n. a baseball pitch thrown with little speed or spin
n. a thin fog with condensation near the ground
smogginess, smog
n. air pollution by a mixture of smoke and fog
murkiness, murk, fogginess, fog
n. an atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance
desiccate, dry up, exsiccate, dehydrate
v. lose water or moisture; "In the desert, you get dehydrated very quickly"
keep, preserve
v. prevent (food) from rotting; "preserved meats"; "keep potatoes fresh"
v. preserve in a pickling liquid
v. preserve with salt; "people used to salt meats on ships"
dry out, dry
v. remove the moisture from and make dry; "dry clothes"; "dry hair"
v. be or become preserved; "the apricots cure in the sun"
rabbit on, mouth off, rave, spout, jabber, rant
v. talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner
seethe, boil
v. be in an agitated emotional state; "The customer was seething with anger"
smoulder, smolder
v. have strong suppressed feelings
v. be mad, angry, or furious
v. make proud or conceited; "The sudden fame puffed her ego"
v. feel strong emotion, especially anger or passion; "She was burning with anger"; "He was burning to try out his new skies"
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change-of-pace, change-up, off-speed pitch, change-of-pace ball
n. a baseball thrown with little velocity when the batter is expecting a fastball
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