mound (Meaning)

Wordnet

mound (n)

(baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands

a small natural hill

a collection of objects laid on top of each other

structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones

the position on a baseball team of the player who throws the ball for a batter to try to hit

Wordnet

mound (v)

form into a rounded elevation

Webster

mound (n.)

A ball or globe forming part of the regalia of an emperor or other sovereign. It is encircled with bands, enriched with precious stones, and surmounted with a cross; -- called also globe.

An artificial hill or elevation of earth; a raised bank; an embarkment thrown up for defense; a bulwark; a rampart; also, a natural elevation appearing as if thrown up artificially; a regular and isolated hill, hillock, or knoll.

Webster

mound (v. t.)

To fortify or inclose with a mound.

mound Sentence Examples

  1. The towering mound of earth stood as a testament to the ants' industrious nature.
  2. The ancient burial mound concealed secrets of a forgotten civilization.
  3. The massive mound of garbage created an unsightly blight on the cityscape.
  4. The volcano erupted, spewing a mound of ash and rock into the sky.
  5. The snowstorm left behind towering mounds of white, obscuring the landscape.
  6. The mound of potatoes provided a winter's supply for the villagers.
  7. The beaver built a mound of branches and mud to create a cozy dam.
  8. The archaeologists marveled at the colossal mound of ruins, revealing a thriving metropolis of the past.
  9. The mound of compost enriched the soil, promising a bountiful harvest.
  10. The children gleefully slid down the mound of freshly fallen snow, their laughter echoing through the crisp air.

FAQs About the word mound

(baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands, a small natural hill, a collection of objects laid on top of each other, structure consisting of an

mountain,bank, drift,stack, embankment, tuft, heap, bar, hill,snowdrift

lowland, valley, basin, depression, glen, valley, glen, hollow,lowland, hollow

The towering mound of earth stood as a testament to the ants' industrious nature.

The ancient burial mound concealed secrets of a forgotten civilization.

The massive mound of garbage created an unsightly blight on the cityscape.

The volcano erupted, spewing a mound of ash and rock into the sky.