from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Baseball The playing area extending outward from the diamond, divided into left, center, and right field.
- n. Baseball The position played by an outfielder.
- n. Baseball The members of a team playing in the outfield.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The region of the field between the infield and the outer fence.
- n. The region of the field roughly outside of the infield or the wicket-keeper, slips, gully, point, cover, mid off, mid on, midwicket and square leg.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Arable land which has been or is being exhausted. See infield, 1.
- n. A field beyond, or separated from, the inclosed land about the homestead; an uninclosed or unexplored tract. Also used figuratively.
- n. The part of the baseball field beyond the diamond, or infield. It is occupied by the fielders, and usually considered as divided into left field, center field, and right field, named as viewed from home plate.
- n. The part of the field farthest from the batsman.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Scotland, arable land which is continually cropped without being manured, until it is exhausted. See infield.
- n. A name given to uninclosed farm lands at a distance from the farmstead.
- n. An out-lying region; an undefined or indefinite sphere, district, or domain.
- n. See field, 3.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the area of a baseball playing field beyond the lines connecting the bases
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