tag up
intransitive verb Date: 1942 to touch a base before running in baseball after a fly ball is caught

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  • Tag up — In baseball, to tag up is to retouch or remain on the runner s time of pitch base until (after) the ball is first touched by a fielder. A runner must, by rule, tag up only when a batted ball is touched by a fielder. After a legal tag up, even if… …   Wikipedia

  • tag up — intransitive verb Etymology: tag (IV) : to touch a base in baseball before running after a fly ball is caught tagged up and scored after an outfield fly …   Useful english dictionary

  • tag — [tag] n. [ME tagge, prob. < Scand, as in Swed tagg, a point, spike, Norw, a point; akin to Ger zacke, a point, jag: see TACK] 1. Archaic a hanging end or rag, as on a torn skirt 2. any small part or piece hanging from or loosely attached to… …   English World dictionary

  • tag — tag1 tagger, n. taglike, adj. /tag/, n., v., tagged, tagging. n. 1. a piece or strip of strong paper, plastic, metal, leather, etc., for attaching by one end to something as a mark or label: The price is on the tag. 2. any small hanging or… …   Universalium

  • tag´ger — tag1 «tag», noun, verb, tagged, tag|ging. –n. 1. a card or small piece of paper, leather, or other material, to be tied or fastened to something, especially as a label: »Each coat in the store has a tag with the price on it. 2. a small hanging… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tag — I [[t]tæg[/t]] n. v. tagged, tag•ging 1) a piece of paper, plastic, etc., attached to something as a marker or label: a price tag[/ex] 2) any small hanging or loosely attached part or piece; tatter 3) a loop of material sewn on a garment so that… …   From formal English to slang

  • Tag (game) — Children playing a version of tag Players 2 or more Age range 3+ Setup time 1 minute or less Playing time …   Wikipedia

  • Tag and Bink (comics) — Tag and Bink are the main characters in a comedic series of Star Wars spoof comic books. Tag is from the planet Corellia and Bink is from Alderaan. The two first meet when they are found to have Padawan potential. The comics illustrate how these… …   Wikipedia

  • Tag Rugby — Tag Rugby, also known as rippa rugby, flag rugby league or flag rugby, is a non contact team game in which each player wears a belt that has two velcro tags attached to it, or shorts with velcro patches. The mode of play is based on rugby league… …   Wikipedia

  • Tag — or tagging may refer to:Personal identifiers*Dog tag, a small, flat, metal identification label attached to a dog collar *Dog tag (identifier), a small, flat, metal identification label worn around the neck of military personnel *Triage tag, a… …   Wikipedia

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