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

  • n. Baseball An out made by a batter charged with three strikes and credited to the pitcher who threw the strikes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An instance or the act of yielding nothing
  • n. An instance or the act of striking out

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an out made by a batter against whom three strikes were called in a single at-bat; also, the same out as credited to the pitcher, in the scoring of the game.

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

  • n. an out resulting from the batter getting three strikes
  • v. make a motion as with one's fist or foot towards an object or away from one's body
  • v. cause to get out
  • v. put out or be put out by a strikeout
  • v. be unsuccessful in an endeavor
  • v. remove from a list
  • v. set out on a course of action


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