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ˈstraɪkˌaʊtstrike·out

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. strikeoutnoun

    an out resulting from the batter getting three strikes

GCIDE

  1. Strikeoutnoun

    an out made by a batter against whom three strikes were called in a single at-bat; also, the same out as credited to the pitcher, in the scoring of the game.

Wiktionary

  1. strikeoutnoun

    An instance or the act of yielding nothing

    We've had one strikeout after the other on the Jones account.

  2. strikeoutnoun

    An instance or the act of striking out

    The pitcher recorded seven strikeouts in the game.

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  1. Strikeout

    In baseball or softball, a strikeout or strike-out occurs when a batter is charged with three strikes during his time at bat. It is a type of out in most circumstances. A strikeout is a statistic recorded for both pitchers and batters. Although strikeouts are associated with dominance on the part of the pitcher, it is recognized that the style of swing that generates a home run also leaves batters somewhat susceptible to striking out. Some of the greatest home run hitters of all time – such as Reggie Jackson and Sammy Sosa – were notorious for striking out.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of strikeout in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of strikeout in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of strikeout in a Sentence

  1. Zack Britton:

    Man, it made me nauseous when I was thinking about it, for it to happen on something so innocent like that, him being excited about a strikeout, is even more frustrating.

  2. Morgan Sword:

    It’s a direct response to the escalating strikeout rate, where you’re giving the hitter approximately one one-hundreth of a second of additional time to decide whether to swing at a pitch, which has the effect just in terms of reaction time of reducing the effective velocity of a pitch by roughly 1.5 mph, the purpose of the test and hope is giving hitters even that tiny additional piece of time will allow them to make more contact and reduce the strikeout rate.

  3. Don Mattingly:

    There should be one every week, right? we’ve built teams on the three-run homer or strikeout or walk, with not a lot of hits in between.

  4. Sandy Alcantara -LRB- 2-5 -RRB-:

    You want to throw a perfect pitch. I just missed a little bit, hung my slider, he won the fight. I tried to get an out, maybe a strikeout. But he swing the bat pretty well today.

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