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

  • n. Baseball A hit that allows the batter to make a complete circuit of the diamond and score a run.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A four-base hit, a homer
  • n. The portion of a journey that ends at home
  • n. A success; especially, a popular success.
  • n. Sexual intercourse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a complete circuit of the bases made by the batter without being put out and without an error on the play; also, the hit on which the batter makes such a circuit; a four-base hit.
  • n. See under Home.

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

  • n. something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal
  • n. a base hit on which the batter scores a run

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