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groundout

Syllabification: ground·out
Pronunciation: /ˈɡrounˌdout
 
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Definition of groundout in English:

noun

Baseball
A play in which a batter is put out by hitting a ball on the ground to a fielder who throws it to or touches first base before the batter touches that base.
Example sentences
  • His main pitch was a nasty forkball, and I remember hitting a groundout to second base.
  • In fact, the final two outs of Greene's no-hit performance were a groundout to third base by Larry Walker and a hard smash on the ground back to Greene by Tim Wallach.
  • His mission - bring in a run - was accomplished with a simple groundout to second base.

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