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double play

noun

Simple Definition of double play

  • baseball : a play in which the team in the field causes two runners to be put out

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of double play

  1. :  a play in baseball by which two players are put out

Examples of double play in a sentence

  1. The batter hit into a double play.

  2. They turned a double play to end the inning.



1867

First Known Use of double play

1867


DOUBLE PLAY Defined for Kids

double play

noun

Definition of double play for Students

  1. :  a play in baseball by which two base runners are put out




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