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dug·out

 (dŭg′out′)
n.
1. A boat made of a hollowed-out log.
2. A shelter consisting of a hole dug into the ground and usually roofed.
3. Baseball Either of two usually sunken shelters at the side of a field where the players stay while not on the field.

dugout

(ˈdʌɡˌaʊt)
n
1. a canoe made by hollowing out a log
2. (Military) military a covered excavation dug to provide shelter
3. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) slang a retired officer, former civil servant, etc, recalled to employment
4. (General Sporting Terms) (at a sports ground) the covered bench where managers, trainers, etc sit and players wait when not on the field
5. (Agriculture) (in the Canadian prairies) a reservoir dug on a farm in which water from rain and snow is collected for use in irrigation, watering livestock, etc

dug•out

(ˈdʌgˌaʊt)

n.
1. a boat made by hollowing out a log.
2. a roofed structure, usu. below ground level, in which baseball players sit when not on the field.
3. a rough shelter dug in the ground, or in the side of a hill, esp. one used by soldiers.
[1810–20, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dugout - either of two low shelters on either side of a baseball diamond where the players and coaches sit during the gamedugout - either of two low shelters on either side of a baseball diamond where the players and coaches sit during the game
ballpark, park - a facility in which ball games are played (especially baseball games); "take me out to the ballpark"
shelter - a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
2.dugout - a canoe made by hollowing out and shaping a large logdugout - a canoe made by hollowing out and shaping a large log
canoe - small and light boat; pointed at both ends; propelled with a paddle
3.dugout - a fortification of earth; mostly or entirely below ground
fortification, munition - defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it
fox hole, foxhole - a small dugout with a pit for individual shelter against enemy fire
funk hole - dugout as a place of safe retreat (when in a funk)
Translations
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dugout

[ˈdʌgaʊt] N
1. (Ftbl) → caseta f
2. (Mil) → refugio m subterráneo

dugout

[ˈdʌgaʊt] n (SPORT)banc m de touche

dugout

n (Mil) → Schützengraben m, → Unterstand m; (also dugout canoe)Einbaum m

dugout

[ˈdʌgˌaʊt] n
a. (Mil) → trincea coperta (Sport) → panchina
b. (canoe) canoa ricavata da un tronco d'albero
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