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

  • n. A thorough cleaning or ordering.
  • n. Informal The final, often routine tasks that complete a project.
  • n. Slang A very large profit; a killing.
  • n. Baseball The fourth position on a team's batting order, usually reserved for a strong hitter who can drive in extra runs.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of cleaning or tidying something.
  • adj. to bat fourth in the batting order

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

  • n. a very large profit
  • n. (baseball) the fourth position in the batting order (usually filled by the best batter on the team)
  • n. the act of making something clean


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