playfield

noun

play·​field ˈplā-ˌfēld How to pronounce playfield (audio)
: a playground for outdoor athletics

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web There's also a 24-inch LCD playfield and a 7.5-inch LCD score screen. Rachel Klein, Popular Mechanics, 4 Oct. 2022 Here is a closer look at those projects: Milwaukee Public Schools Outdoor Spaces: $773,910 for new playground equipment, playfield renovations, and other updates. Laura Schulte, Journal Sentinel, 18 Aug. 2022 However, some of these products contained insufficient chemical stabilizers to withstand the temperatures in the Los Angeles region and the daily playfield use. Eric Sondheimer, Los Angeles Times, 17 Aug. 2022 The addition of the tuj lub courts at Carmen Playfield is in response to how the playfield was being used. Ben Schultz, Journal Sentinel, 1 July 2022 The playfield's reopening was celebrated with a ribbon cutting on Wednesday. Jennifer Sawhney, Journal Sentinel, 1 July 2022 Which is why, at least two to three times a week, she can be found at a playfield named after a Detroit legend who was once regarded as the fastest human in the world. Freep.com, 21 Aug. 2021 In return, the city would own the stadium and also get a new Lockhart Park with a playground, dog park, fitness area, multipurpose playfield, kickball zone, yoga lawn, walking trail and sprawling open green space. Susannah Bryan, sun-sentinel.com, 20 Aug. 2021 Examples include Marvel Pinball, Star Wars Pinball and Attack from Mars Pinball, each with a 24-inch LCD playfield, 8-inch LCD score screen, authentic flipper feedback and real plunger and buttons. Marc Saltzman, USA TODAY, 22 May 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1808, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of playfield was in 1808

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Cite this Entry

“Playfield.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/playfield. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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