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

  • noun A hit by which the batter reaches base safely without incurring an error, fielder's choice, or force play.

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  • noun baseball A successful hit in which the batter safely reaches base

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

  • noun (baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely


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