one-base hit

one-base hit
/wun"bays'/, Baseball.
single (def. 23).
[1905-10]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • one-base hit — ☆ one base hit [wun′bag′ərwun′bās′ ] n. Baseball SINGLE (n. 2): also Slang one bagger [wun′bag′ər] …   English World dictionary

  • one-base hit — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun or one bagger ˈ ̷ ̷ˈbagə(r), ˈbaag , ˈbaig : a base hit that enables a batter to reach first base safely called also single * * * /wun bays /, Baseball. single (def. 23). [1905 10] * * * one base hit «WUHN BAYS» …   Useful english dictionary

  • Base hit — Base Base, n. [F. base, L. basis, fr. Gr. ba sis a stepping, step, a base, pedestal, fr. bai nein to go, step, akin to E. come. Cf. {Basis}, and see {Come}.] 1. The bottom of anything, considered as its support, or that on which something rests… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Base hit — Hit Hit, n. 1. A striking against; the collision of one body against another; the stroke that touches anything. [1913 Webster] So he the famed Cilician fencer praised, And, at each hit, with wonder seems amazed. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. A stroke …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • base hit — Hit Hit, n. 1. A striking against; the collision of one body against another; the stroke that touches anything. [1913 Webster] So he the famed Cilician fencer praised, And, at each hit, with wonder seems amazed. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. A stroke …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • base hit — noun (baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑safety • Topics: ↑baseball, ↑baseball game • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • extra-base hit — /ek streuh bays /, Baseball. a base hit that enables a batter to reach more than one base safely, as a two base hit, three base hit, or home run. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • extra-base hit — ex′tra base′ hit′ n. spo a hit in baseball that enables a batter to reach more than one base safely • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • extra-base hit — noun Date: circa 1949 a hit in baseball that lets the batter take more than one base …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • extra-base hit — noun : a hit in baseball or softball good for more than one base * * * noun, pl ⋯ hits [count] baseball : a double, triple, or home run …   Useful english dictionary

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