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n. Abbr. K or SO Baseball
An out made by a batter charged with three strikes and credited to the pitcher who threw the strikes.


(Baseball) baseball a dismissal due to three successive failures to hit the ball



an out in baseball made by a batter to whom three strikes have been charged.
[1885–90, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.strikeout - an out resulting from the batter getting three strikes
out - (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball; "you only get 3 outs per inning"
whiff - a strikeout resulting from the batter swinging at and missing the ball for the third strike
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"


adj (Comput: typeface) → durchgestrichen
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