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force–out

play
noun \ˈfȯrs-ˌau̇t\

Simple Definition of force–out

  • baseball : a play in which a runner who is forced to run to the next base is put out when the player who has the ball touches the base

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of force–out

  1. :  a play in baseball in which a runner is put out by being forced to advance to the next base but failing to do so safely

1896

First Known Use of force–out

1896


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