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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inningsnoun

    the batting turn of a cricket player or team

Wiktionary

  1. inningsnoun

    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. inningsnoun

    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.

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  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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  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. Darryl Strawberry:

    In the middle of games, yeah, I would go between innings, and stuff like that, and run back and have a little party going on, i thought it was pretty cool. That’s just the addiction, the drive.

  2. Jerry Coleman:

    At the end of six innings of play, it's Montreal 5, Expos 3.

  3. Commissioner Manfred:

    My view is the first two days have gone very well, we've had no ejections, players, in general, have been extremely cooperative, the inspections have taken place quickly and between innings.

  4. Blake Snell:

    It was definitely good to go six innings. It's definitely trending in the right direction, so I am happy about that, i felt really good and I executed pretty much how I wanted to.

  5. Shohei Ohtani:

    It was really hot out there, but I managed to fight through it and got my six innings in, at the beginning of the game, my body felt heavy. It was hard to move around. That’s probably why the (velocity) wasn’t there. As the game went on, I felt better and better, and I think the (velocity) went up.

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