double play


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double play

n. Abbr. DP Baseball
A play in which two players are put out.
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double play

n
(Baseball) baseball a play in which two runners are put out
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dou′ble play′


n.
a baseball play in which two putouts are made.
[1855–60, Amer.]
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double play

Two players put out on the same pitch.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.double play - the act of getting two players out on one playdouble play - the act of getting two players out on one play
baseball play - (baseball) a play executed by a baseball team
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