noun Date: 1887 an out in baseball resulting from a batter's being charged with three strikes

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  • Strikeout — Strike out, n. (Baseball) 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. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • strikeout — ☆ strikeout [strīk′out΄ ] n. Baseball an out made by a batter charged with three strikes …   English World dictionary

  • Strikeout — In baseball or softball, a strikeout or strike out (denoted by SO or K) occurs when a batter receives three strikes during his time at bat. Strikeouts are associated with dominance on the part of the pitcher, although it is recognized that the… …   Wikipedia

  • Strikeout — Als Strikeout bezeichnet man im Baseball und Softball jene Spielsituation, in der der Werfer („Pitcher“) dreimal einen Strike wirft, so dass der gegnerische Schlagmann ausscheidet und somit „Out“ ist. In der Statistik werden StriKeouts als K oder …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • strikeout — UK [ˈstraɪkaʊt] / US [ˈstraɪkˌaʊt] noun [countable] Word forms strikeout : singular strikeout plural strikeouts in baseball, a situation in which a player fails to hit the ball three times …   English dictionary

  • Strikeout — Retrait sur des prises Pour les articles homonymes, voir Retrait (homonymie). Adam Dunn (Cincinnati) s élance sur une troisième prise et est retiré par …   Wikipédia en Français

  • strikeout — noun a) An instance or the act of yielding nothing Weve had one strikeout after the other on the Jones account. b) An instance or the act of striking out The pitcher recorded seven strikeouts in the game …   Wiktionary

  • strikeout — noun (C) if the pitcher (3) in baseball throws a strikeout, he puts the player out by throwing three strikes (strike2 (5)) see also: strike out strike 1 …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • strikeout — /struyk owt /, n. Baseball. an out made by a batter to whom three strikes have been charged, or as recorded by the pitcher who accomplishes this. [1885 90, Amer.; n. use of v. phrase strike out] * * * …   Universalium

  • strikeout — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb See STRIKE …   English dictionary for students

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