from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A park or stadium in which ball games are played.
  • noun Slang The approximately proper range, as of possibilities or alternatives.
  • adjective Of, relating to, or used in a park or stadium.
  • adjective Slang Being approximately proper in range.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun US A field, stadium or park where ball, especially baseball, is played.
  • noun US, figuratively The general vicinity; somewhere close; a broad approximation.
  • adjective Approximate; close; on the right order of magnitude.
  • verb To make a rough estimate.

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

  • noun near to the scope or range of something
  • noun a facility in which ball games are played (especially baseball games)


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