basketball: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (bas'kit-bôl", bä'skit-), [key]
- a game played by two teams of usually five players each on a rectangular court having a raised basket or goal at each end, points being scored by tossing the ball through the opponent's basket.
- the round, inflated ball, approximately 30 in. (76 cm) in circumference, used in this game.
- basketball (Thesaurus)