Definition of warning track in English:

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warning track

noun

Baseball
A grassless strip around the outside of the outfield grass that warns fielders that they are approaching the outfield wall.
Example sentences
  • Derek Lee nearly took Pettitte out of the yard on the next at-bat, but Rivera ran down the ball at the warning track to end the inning.
  • The Warriors were unlucky with the long ball during games, as more than one deep drive by the Warriors was snagged by Brock fielders on the warning track.
  • Mariners general manager Pat Gillick points out that the union raises safety concerns about outfield fences and warning tracks, yet refuses to confront darker questions.

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Syllabification: warn·ing track

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