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infield

noun in·field \ˈin-ˌfēld\

: the part of a baseball field that includes the area within and around the three bases and home plate

: the part of a cricket field that is close to the wickets

: the players who are positioned in the infield

Full Definition of INFIELD

1
:  a field near a farmhouse
2
a :  the area of a baseball field enclosed by the three bases and home plate
b :  the defensive positions comprising first base, second base, shortstop, and third base; also :  the players who play these positions
3
:  the area enclosed by a racetrack or running track
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Examples of INFIELD

  1. He threw the ball across the infield.
  2. The team has one of the best infields in the league.

First Known Use of INFIELD

1606
INFIELD Defined for Kids

infield

noun in·field \ˈin-ˌfēld\

Definition of INFIELD for Kids

1
:  the diamond-shaped part of a baseball field inside the bases and home plate
2
:  the players in the infield

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