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  Definition of mound
  1. the position on a baseball team of the player who throws the ball for a batter to try to hit; "he has played every position except pitcher"; "they have a southpaw on the mound"
  2. structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones; "they built small mounds to hide behind"
  3. (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands
  4. a collection of objects laid on top of each other
  5. a small natural hill
  6. form into a rounded elevation; "mound earth"
Similar Words: pitcher, hill, pitcher's mound, pile, heap, cumulus, knoll, hillock, hummock, hammock

 

Hyponyms: barbette, burial mound, grave mound, barrow, tumulus, embankment, snowbank, compost heap, compost pile, dunghill, midden, muckheap, muckhill, scrapheap, shock, slagheap, stack, pyre, funeral pyre, woodpile, stockpile, anthill, formicary, kopje, koppie, molehill, mound over

 

Part Meronyms: baseball diamond, diamond, infield

 

Member Meronyms: baseball team

 

Derivational Morphology: hill, accumulate, cumulate, conglomerate, pile up, gather, amass, stack, pile, heap, throng, mob, pack, jam, knoll, hillock, hummock, hammock

 

 
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