from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Baseball A hit by which the batter reaches base safely without incurring an error, fielder's choice, or force play.

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  • n. A successful hit in which the batter safely reaches base

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a hit, by which the batsman, without any error on the part of his opponents, is able to reach the first base without being put out.
  • n. See under Base, Safe, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely


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