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1. The base across the diamond from home plate, to be touched second by a runner.
2. The position played by a second baseman.
1. the second in order of the bases from home plate in baseball.
2. the position of the player covering the area of the infield between second and first bases.
sec′ond base′man, n.
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|Noun||1.||second base - the base that must be touched second by a base runner in baseball|
|2.||second base - the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the second of the bases in the infield|
position - (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player; "what position does he play?"
baseball team - a team that plays baseball