batting cage
noun Date: 1952 a screen placed around the back and sides of the home plate area to stop baseballs during batting practice

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  • Batting Cage — der Jack Cust Baseball Academy in Flemington, New Jersey. Ein Batting Cage (deutsch: Schlagkäfig ) ist ein Trainingsgerät im Baseball, welches einem Schlagmann zum Training dient. Es handelt sich um einen geschlossenen rechteckigen Käfig, der von …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • batting cage — n. Baseball a screen with three sides and a top, in which batters practice: it keeps missed and fouled pitches within its enclosure * * * …   Universalium

  • batting cage — n. Baseball a screen with three sides and a top, in which batters practice: it keeps missed and fouled pitches within its enclosure …   English World dictionary

  • Batting cage — A batting cage is an enclosed cage for baseball players to practice the skill of batting. It is usually made of netting or a chain link fence and rectangular in shape. A batter stands at one end of the cage, with a pitching machine (or less often …   Wikipedia

  • batting cage — noun a movable screen placed behind home base to catch balls during batting practice • Syn: ↑cage • Hypernyms: ↑baseball equipment …   Useful english dictionary

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  • cage — [kāj] n. [ME & OFr < L cavea, hollow place, cage < cavus, hollow: see CAVE] 1. a box or enclosed structure made of wires, bars, etc., for confining birds or animals 2. a fenced in area as for confining prisoners of war 3. any openwork… …   English World dictionary

  • cage — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin cavea cavity, cage, from cavus hollow more at cave Date: 13th century 1. a box or enclosure having some openwork for confining or carrying animals (as birds) 2. a. a barred cell for …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cage — cageless, adj. cagelike, adj. /kayj/, n., v., caged, caging. n. 1. a boxlike enclosure having wires, bars, or the like, for confining and displaying birds or animals. 2. anything that confines or imprisons; prison. 3. something resembling a cage… …   Universalium

  • cage — [[t]keɪdʒ[/t]] n. v. caged, cag•ing 1) a boxlike enclosure with wires, bars, or the like, for confining birds or animals 2) a prison 3) a cagelike enclosure for a cashier or bank teller 4) an elevator car 5) min a similar enclosure for raising… …   From formal English to slang

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