To strike out

Related to To strike out: strike off
To produce by collision; to force out, as, to strike out sparks with steel.
- Beau. & Fl.
To blot out; to efface; to erase
To form by a quick effort; to devise; to invent; to contrive, as, to strike out a new plan of finance.
- Pope.
(Baseball) To cause a player to strike out; - said of the pitcher. See To strike out, under Strike, v. i.
To start; to wander; to make a sudden excursion; as, to strike out into an irregular course of life.
- South.
To strike with full force
(Baseball) To be put out for not hitting the ball during one's turn at the bat.

See also: Strike, Strike, Strike, Strike, Strike, Strike, Strike

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Portillo loaded the bases again with two outs in the fifth before Marona came out of the bullpen to strike out Leonardo Reyes to end the inning.
Banks are continuing to settle legal action over "unfair" fees despite a judge warning customers he intends to strike out their claims, it emerged yesterday.
"That's like every time your take the field you've got to win, you've got to strike out ten batters and almost pitch a shutout."