HyperDic: mound

English > 6 senses of the word mound:
NOUNartifactmound, hill, pitcher's mound(baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands
objectmound, knoll, hillock, hummock, hammocka small natural hill
groupmound, pile, heap, agglomerate, cumulation, cumulusa collection of objects laid on top of each other
artifactmound, hillstructure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones
actmound, pitcherthe position on a baseball team of the player who throws the ball for a batter to try to hit
VERBcreationmoundform into a rounded elevation
mound > pronunciation
Soundsmaw'nd
Rhymesabound ... wound: 56 rhymes with awnd...
English > mound: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaning(baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands.
Synonymshill, pitcher's mound
Categorybaseball, baseball game, ballA ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
Part ofbaseball diamond, diamond, infieldThe area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate
Broaderbaseball equipmentequipment used in playing baseball
Spanishbase de lanzamiento, montículo
Catalanmonticle del llançador
English > mound: 6 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA small natural hill.
Synonymsknoll, hillock, hummock, hammock
Narroweranthill, formicaryA mound of earth made by ants as they dig their nest
kopje, koppieA small hill rising up from the African veld
molehillA mound of earth made by moles while burrowing
BroaderhillA local and well-defined elevation of the land
Spanishcerrito, colina, collado, loma, montecillo, montículo, mota
Catalanpujol
Verbsmoundform into a rounded elevation
English > mound: 6 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA collection of objects laid on top of each other.
Synonymspile, heap, agglomerate, cumulation, cumulus
Narrowercompost heap, compost pileA heap of manure and vegetation and other organic residues that are decaying to become compost
dunghill, midden, muckheap, muckhillA heap of dung or refuse
pyre, funeral pyrewood heaped for burning a dead body as a funeral rite
scrapheappile of discarded metal
shockA pile of sheaves of grain set on end in a field to dry
slagheappile of waste matter from coal mining etc
stackAn orderly pile
stockpileA storage pile accumulated for future use
woodpileA pile or stack of wood to be used for fuel
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
Spanishacumulación, aglomerado, cúmulo, montaña, montículo, montón, pila
Catalanapilament, muntanya, munt, pila, pilot
English > mound: 6 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningstructure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones.
Example"they built small mounds to hide behind"
Synonymhill
Narrowerbarbette(formerly) a mound of earth inside a fort / fort from which heavy gun can be fired over the parapet
burial mound, grave mound, barrow, tumulus(archeology) a heap of earth placed over prehistoric tombs
embankmentA long artificial mound of stone or earth
snowbank, snow bankA mound or heap of snow
Broaderstructure, constructionA thing constructed
Spanishmontículo, morón, túmulo
Catalanmota
Verbsmoundform into a rounded elevation
English > mound: 6 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe position on a baseball team of the player who throws the ball for a batter to try to hit.
Example "they have a southpaw on the mound"
Synonympitcher
Member ofbaseball teamA team that plays baseball
Broaderposition(in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player
Spanishlanzadora, lanzador, pitcher
Catalanpitcher
English > mound: 6 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningform into a rounded elevation.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"mound earth"
Narrowermound overform a mound over
Broadershape, form, work, mold, mould, forgemake something, usually for a specific function
Spanishamontonar
Catalanamuntegar
Nounsmoundstructure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones
mounda small natural hill

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