Definitions for outfieldˈaʊtˌfild

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

out•fieldˈaʊtˌfild(n.)

  1. the part of a baseball field beyond the diamond. the positions played by the right, center, and left fielders. the outfielders considered as a group

    Category: Sport

    Ref: (contrasted with infield 1 3 ).

  2. the part of a cricket field farthest from the batsman.

    Category: Sport

Origin of outfield:

1850–55

Princeton's WordNet

  1. outfield(noun)

    the area of a baseball playing field beyond the lines connecting the bases

Wiktionary

  1. outfield(Noun)

    The region of the field between the infield and the outer fence.

    He hit a long fly ball to the outfield in the gap to left.

  2. outfield(Noun)

    The region of the field roughly outside of the infield or the wicket-keeper, slips, gully, point, cover, mid off, mid on, midwicket and square leg.

Freebase

  1. Outfield

    The outfield is a sporting term used in cricket and baseball to refer to the area of the field of play further from the batsman or batter than the infield, and in association football to players outside the goal.

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