force–out

play
noun \ˈfȯrs-ˌau̇t\

Definition of force–out

baseball

  1. :  an out that results from a force play a force-out at second base —called also force

1896

First Known Use of force–out

1896


FORCE–OUT Defined for English Language Learners

force-out

play
noun

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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