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

  • n. A park or stadium in which ball games are played.
  • n. Slang The approximately proper range, as of possibilities or alternatives: Your estimate is high, but still in the ballpark.
  • adj. Of, relating to, or used in a park or stadium: ballpark lights; ballpark seating.
  • adj. Slang Being approximately proper in range: gave a ballpark estimate of future unit sales.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

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

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

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