force play
noun Date: 1912 force-out

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • force\ play — • force play • force out noun A play in baseball in which a runner is out because he does not run to the next base before the fielder with the ball touches the base. Bob was out at second base when Joe hit into a force play …   Словарь американских идиом

  • force play — force′ play n. baseball spo a play in which a base runner is forced to advance to the next base or to home plate in order to make room for another base runner, usu. resulting in an out for the first runner …   From formal English to slang

  • Force play — In baseball, a force is a situation when a baserunner is compelled (or forced ) to vacate his time of pitch base and thus try to advance to the next base because the batter became a runner. A runner at first base is always forced to attempt to… …   Wikipedia

  • Force Play — Ein Force Play ist eine Spielsituation im Baseball, in der ein Baserunner gezwungen wird, die Base, auf welcher er während des Pitch stand, zu verlassen und zur nächsten Base vorzurücken. Die Situation resultiert aus der Regel, dass auf jeder… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • force play — noun a putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base the shortstop got the runner at second on a force • …   Useful english dictionary

  • force play — or[force out] {n.} A play in baseball in which a runner is out because he does not run to the next base before the fielder with the ball touches the base. * /Bob was out at second base when Joe hit into a force play./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • force play — or[force out] {n.} A play in baseball in which a runner is out because he does not run to the next base before the fielder with the ball touches the base. * /Bob was out at second base when Joe hit into a force play./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • force play — noun A play in which a baserunner on first base is required to advance to second base because the batter has become a runner, or a runner on second or third base is required to advance because a runner on a preceding base is so forced …   Wiktionary

  • force play — Baseball. a situation in which a base runner is forced to advance to a base or to home plate as a result of the batter becoming a base runner or to make room for another base runner. [1895 1900, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • force-out — • force play • force out noun A play in baseball in which a runner is out because he does not run to the next base before the fielder with the ball touches the base. Bob was out at second base when Joe hit into a force play …   Словарь американских идиом

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