the disabled list

Definition of the disabled list

US, sports

  1. :  a list of players on a team (such as a baseball team) who are unable to play because of injury or illness The team has had to place several key players on the disabled list. —abbreviation DL

Word by Word Definitions

disabled
  1. :  impaired or limited by a physical, mental, cognitive, or developmental condition :  affected by disability

    :  incapacitated by illness or injury

    :  rendered inoperative (as by being damaged or deliberately altered)

listplay
  1. :  please, suit

    :  wish, choose

  1. :  inclination, craving

  1. :  listen

    :  to listen to :  hear

  1. :  a band or strip of material: such as

    :  listel

    :  selvage

  1. :  to cut away a narrow strip from the edge of

    :  to prepare or plant (land) in ridges and furrows with a lister

  1. :  a deviation from the vertical :  tilt

    :  the extent of such a deviation

  1. :  to tilt to one side

    :  to tilt to one side in a state of equilibrium (as from an unbalanced load) — compare heel

    :  to cause to list

  1. :  a simple series of words or numerals (such as the names of persons or objects)

    :  an official roster :  roll

    :  catalog, checklist

  1. :  to make a list of :  enumerate

    :  to include on a list :  register

    :  to place (oneself) in a specified category


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