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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
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