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spring training

noun

Simple Definition of spring training

  • : the time in the spring when baseball teams prepare for the regular season by playing practice games

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of spring training

US

  1. :  the time in the spring when baseball teams prepare for the regular season by playing practice games

Word by Word Definitions

springplay
  1. :  dart, shoot

    :  to be resilient or elastic

    :  to move by elastic force

  1. :  a source of supply

    :  a source of water issuing from the ground

    :  an ultimate source especially of action or motion

  1. :  to fit with springs

trainingplay
  1. :  the act, process, or method of one that trains

    :  the skill, knowledge, or experience acquired by one that trains

    :  the state of being trained


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