second base
noun Date: 1845 1. the base that must be touched second by a base runner in baseball 2. the player position for defending the area on the first-base side of second base • second baseman noun

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  • second\ base — • second base • get to second base (with) • reach second base (with) (See the examples below) The new infielder really covers the ground at second base. When the pitcher drew back his arm to pitch the ball, Tom ran as fast as he could to steal… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • second base — ☆ second base n. Baseball 1. the base located behind the pitcher, the second of the four bases that a base runner attempts to reach safely 2. the defensive position played by the second baseman …   English World dictionary

  • second base — n [U] the second of the four places you have to run to in games such as baseball in order to get a point …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • second base — noun 1. the base that must be touched second by a base runner in baseball (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑base, ↑bag 2. the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the second of the bases in the infield • Syn: ↑second •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • second base — noun a) The base opposite home plate in a baseball infield. The runner slid into second base with a double. b) Touching a womans breast …   Wiktionary

  • second base — sec′ond base′ n. 1) the second in order of the bases from home plate in baseball 2) the position of the player covering the area of the infield between second and first bases • Etymology: 1835–45, amer. sec′ond base′man, n …   From formal English to slang

  • second base — Baseball. 1. the second in order of the bases from home plate. 2. the position of the player covering the area of the infield between second and first bases. [1835 45, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • second base — noun (singular) the second place you have to run to in games such as baseball …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • second base — n. act of touching or groping sexually (used as a way to mark progress in sex, particularly among youth) …   English slang

  • Second base (disambiguation) — Second base can mean: * Second baseman in baseball * Sexual slang for intimate fondling and groping, see Baseball metaphors for sex …   Wikipedia

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