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Princeton's WordNet

  1. innings(noun)

    the batting turn of a cricket player or team

Wiktionary

  1. innings(Noun)

    One side's or individual's turn to bat (from when the first player begins to bat, until the last player is out,) or the runs scored during those timeframes.

  2. innings(Noun)

    The time during which any party is in possession of power; a turn of any kind.

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  1. Innings

    An inning, or innings, is a fixed-length segment of a game in any of a variety of sports – most notably cricket and baseball during which one team attempts to score while the other team attempts to prevent the first from scoring. In cricket, the term innings is both singular and plural and is always spelled and pronounced with the terminal "s". In baseball and softball, the singular form is inning and only the plural takes an "s". In many other sports, the length of the game is dictated by a clock and teams swap offensive and defensive roles dynamically by taking possession of a ball or similar item. In baseball and cricket, however, one team, said to be "batting", attempts to score "runs"—see run and run —while the other team, said to be "fielding", attempts to prevent the scoring of runs and get members of the batting team out. The teams switch places after the fielding team has succeeded in getting a fixed number of players out, making a clock unnecessary. In cricket, the term innings is also used to refer to the play of one particular player. By extension, this term can be used in British English for almost any activity which takes a period of time. It is also used in reference to someone who has died at a reasonably old age or lived a rich and rewarding life. The baseball-derived parallel to this in American English is the term at bat.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. innings

    Coast lands recovered from the sea by draining.

How to pronounce innings?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say innings in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of innings in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of innings in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of innings in a Sentence

  1. Chris Del Vecchio:

    Sitting in the bleachers is where our seats are and we made it about two innings, they scored about six runs, so it kind of extended those innings and made it seem a little longer. But, its pretty brutal out there.

  2. John Feal:

    We pitched a solid eight innings and then Jon Stewart came in and closed in 2010.

  3. Catcher Maldonado:

    What impressed me most is he maintained the pitches and command late in the game, the Angels knew that( he could pitch late in games) coming into the season. After The Angels signed him, The Angels saw him pitching in Japan on video and he was going seven and eight innings pretty much every time.

  4. Jeff Hudson:

    High-grade corporate credit should be fine, but everything is seeking new levels relative to monetary policy and uncertainty globally, we're in the early innings of whatever this reset is going to be.

  5. Paul Irving:

    There is a lot more talk in business circles about the human capital value of older workers, but we're still in early innings, it takes time for things to percolate.

Images & Illustrations of innings

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