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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.
Hunter has been one of the more consistent outfielders of the last several years.
It's important to know the places you play in, but it's probably more important to know your own pitching staff and to know your two corner outfielders," Matthews said about being a Gold Glove-caliber center fielder.
In the final season before the two teams merge, Kintetsu Buffaloes third baseman Norihiro Nakamura earned his fifth Golden Glove award, while outfielders Arihito Muramatsu and Yoshitomo Tani were the two recipients from the Orix BlueWave.
Unless they're staring up at a domed ceiling or a glaring sun, baseball outfielders at all levels of the game typically catch routine fly balls with ease.
There have been a lot of teams that play a whole year with just four outfielders, so not having a true fifth outfielder is not a concern for me.
Since these throws are of varying distance, the players should be grouped according to position, such as catchers throwing with catchers and outfielders with outfielders.
Parris is joined on the Armada by outfielders Travis McAndrews and Kevin Miller of USC, and third baseman Randall Shelley from UCLA.
These different fly balls present a challenge to outfielders of all ages and degrees of experience and should be included in the outfielders' practice menu as soon as they have mastered the routine fly ball.
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.