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out·field

 (out′fēld′)
n. Baseball
1. The playing area extending outward from the diamond, divided into left, center, and right field.
2. Abbr. OF The position played by an outfielder.
3. The members of a team playing in the outfield.

outfield

(ˈaʊtˌfiːld)
n
1. (Cricket) cricket the area of the field relatively far from the pitch; the deep. Compare infield1
2. (Baseball) baseball
a. the area of the playing field beyond the lines connecting first, second, and third bases
b. the positions of the left fielder, centre fielder, and right fielder taken collectively. Compare infield2
3. (Agriculture) agriculture farmland most distant from the farmstead
ˈoutˌfielder n

out•field

(ˈaʊtˌfild)

n.
1.
a. the part of a baseball field beyond the diamond.
b. the positions played by the right, center, and left fielders.
c. the outfielders considered as a group (contrasted with infield).
2. the part of a cricket field farthest from the batsman.
[1850–55]

outfield

Grass-covered area between the infield and the fences or walls farthest from home plate.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.outfield - the area of a baseball playing field beyond the lines connecting the basesoutfield - the area of a baseball playing field beyond the lines connecting the bases
ball field, baseball field, diamond - the baseball playing field
center field, centerfield, center - the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher; "he hit the ball to deep center"
left field, leftfield, left - the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's left; "the batter flied out to left"
right field, rightfield, right - the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right
baseball diamond, infield, diamond - the area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate
Translations
champ extérieur

outfield

[ˈaʊtfiːld] N (Sport) → parte f más lejana del campo (Baseball) → jardín m

outfield

[ˈaʊtfiːld] n (CRICKET, BASEBALL) the outfield → le grand champ
References in classic literature ?
But he was no outfielder as Ikey was; he picked them off the bat.
Acquired second baseman Alfonso Soriano from the Rangers for outfielders Brad Wilkerson and Terrmel Sledge and a player to be named later.
Award winners: Other AL players winning a Gold Glove were Texas pitcher Kenny Rogers, Detroit catcher Ivan Rodriguez, Seattle second baseman Bret Boone (USC), Oakland third baseman Eric Chavez, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter and outfielders Vernon Wells of Toronto, Ichiro Suzuki of Seattle and Minnesota's Torii Hunter.
The outfielders have priority over the infielders on pop-ups between them because it is easier coming in on a fly ball than catching one while backpedaling.
But when new general manager Paul DePodesta reshaped the team at the trade deadline and brought in Steve Finley, the Dodgers had a glut of outfielders.
Traded second baseman Roberto Alomar, pitcher Mike Bacsik and outfielder Danny Peoples to the Mets for outfielders Matt Lawton, Alex Escobar, pitcher Jerrod Riggan, Billy Traber and first baseman Earl Snyder.
Coaching point: If you're going to allow (and encourage) the pitcher to catch pop-ups in his area, you will have to drill him on the skill the way you do with your infielders, outfielders, and catchers.
Pride, who started in center field, is 95 percent deaf, but Scioscia said no major adjustments needed to be made among the outfielders.
Outfielders line up in center field and left field and the outfield coach hits line drives in the gaps, which the fielders attempt to cut off.
Pride said his hearing loss has not affected his ability to communicate with fellow outfielders, and as manager Mike Scioscia notes, crowd noise at major-league ballparks makes communication virtually non-verbal anyway.
One thing I've notice in today's game is the lack of outfielders with strong, accurate throwing arms.
Hunter has been one of the more consistent outfielders of the last several years.