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foul ball in baseball, a batted ball that does not remain within the foul lines.
foul line in baseball, either of the lines extending from home plate through first and third bases to the limits of the outfield. [3 definitions]
foulmouthed using obscene or vulgarly abusive language, esp. habitually.
foul out of a baseball player, to be put out because of hitting a ball outside the foul lines that is caught before it touches the ground. [2 definitions]
foul play treacherous action, esp. violence against a person or persons.
foul shot see "free throw."
foul tip in baseball, a pitched ball that is barely tipped by the bat and is either caught by the catcher or deflected into the foul zone.
foul-up (informal) confusion or breakdown caused by human error or mismanagement, or by mechanical failure. [2 definitions]
foul up (informal) to bungle or make serious mistakes, or cause someone else to do so. [2 definitions]
found1 past tense and past participle of find.
found2 to set up or create; establish. [3 definitions]
found3 to melt and pour (metal or glass) into a mold. [2 definitions]
foundation the base or basis of something such as a process, substance, structure, or opinion. [4 definitions]
foundationless combined form of foundation.
founder1 a person who originates or establishes something.
founder2 of a ship or boat, to sink after filling up with water. [5 definitions]
founder3 one who founds metal or glass.
founding father (often cap.) one of the delegates to the U.S. Constitutional Convention in 1787. [2 definitions]
foundling a child or infant abandoned by unidentified parents and found by someone else.
found object any object picked up by chance and treated as a piece of art.
foundry an establishment where metal is founded. [2 definitions]