mounds|mounded|moundingmaʊnd noun +(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 verb +form into a rounded elevation
1 hillock, rise, hummock, hill, hump, bank, elevation, knoll, knob, swell, dune, slope, tor, ChieflyW US and Canadian butte,:
We stood on a high mound from which we could see for miles.
Excavation of the mound yielded scores of Iron Age artefacts.
Advanced English Dictionary
+noun 1 a large pile of earth or stones; a small hill: a Bronze Age burial mound + The castle was built on top of a natural grassy mound. 2 a pile: a small mound of rice / sand 3 ~ of sth (informal) a large amount of sth: I've got a mound of paperwork to do. 4 (in baseball) the small hill where the player who throws the ball (called the PITCHER) stands
Collocation Dictionary noun
1 small hill
The church stands on a high mound just outside the village.
| low, small | grassy
on a/the ~
a small tree on a grassy mound
the foot/top of a mound
great, huge, large | little, neat, small
a neat mound of leaves
a great mound of paperwork
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