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

First Known Use of force-out

1896

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Definition of force-out for English Language Learners

  • 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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