force-out

noun
\ˈfȯrs-ˌau̇t \

Definition of force-out 

baseball

: an out that results from a force play a force-out at second base

called also force

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1896, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of force-out was in 1896

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force-out

noun

English Language Learners 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

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