the count

Definition of the count

baseball

  1. :  the number of balls and strikes that have been pitched to a batter The count is two balls, two strikes. He was behind/ahead in the count.

Word by Word Definitions

countplay
  1. :  to indicate or name by units or groups so as to find the total number of units involved :  number

    :  to name the numbers in order up to and including

    :  to include in a tallying and reckoning

  1. :  the action or process of counting

    :  a total obtained by counting :  tally

    :  reckoning, account

  1. :  a European nobleman whose rank corresponds to that of a British earl


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