force-out

noun
\ ˈfȯrs-ˌau̇t How to pronounce force-out (audio) \

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, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of force-out was in 1896

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force on/upon

force-out

force play

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“Force-out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/force-out. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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force-out

noun

English Language Learners Definition of force-out

: 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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