American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A point-by-point summary.
- n. Baseball A play in which a runner is trapped between bases and is pursued by fielders attempting to make the tag.
- adj. In poor physical condition; weak or exhausted.
- adj. Dirty and dilapidated: rundown housing projects.
- adj. Unwound and not running: a run-down watch.
- n. A rough outline. Generally used in the definite, as the rundown.
- n. baseball A defensive play in which the runner is caught between two fielders, who steadily converge to tag the runner out.
- adj. Alternative form of run-down.
- n. a concluding summary (as in presenting a case before a law court)
“Is this the same guy that supports giving over 2 million dollars to some bar owner so he can run some bar in rundown Downtown Aurora?”
“And in a rundown, even though A.J. was going back to second, the rule of obstruction during a rundown is he gets his next advanced base and that's why he was rewarded third base.”
“Here's a rundown from the German papers on the Iraq escalation votes:”
“E Durazo grounded into fielder's choice to first, M Kotsay out at home in rundown,”
“K Millar tagged out at second in rundown attempting to advance on throw.”
“M Bradley reached on infield single to second, J Peralta scored, M Lawton to third, C Crisp to second, M Lawton tagged out at third in rundown trying to return to base.”
“C Crisp tagged out at second in rundown trying to return to base.”
“P Lo Duca caught stealing home in rundown, catcher to second, S Green to second on runner's fielder's choice.”
“D Jimenez grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, B Daubach tagged out at third, shortstop to third to second to third in rundown, D Jimenez tagged out at second attempting to advance on play.”
“J Gibbons doubled to left center, B Roberts, L Matos and M Mora scored, J Gibbons out at third in rundown attempting to advance on throw.”
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Slang and plain words used to describe the great game of baseball.
Words describing worn out objects
Words from a 2006 'A Scanner Darkly' film.
to be used carefully in prose
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