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Meaning of INNING

Pronunciation:  'ining

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a period of play in baseball during which each team has a turn at bat
 

INNING is a 6 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: frame
 
 See Also: bottom, bottom of the inning, period of play, play, playing period, top, top of the inning

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In"ning\, n. [AS. innung, fr. in in, prep. & adv.]
1. Ingathering; harvesting. [Obs.] --Holland.

2. The state or turn of being in; specifically, in cricket,
   baseball, etc.,the turn or time of a player or of a side
   at the bat; -- often in the pl. Hence: The turn or time of
   a person, or a party, in power; as, the Whigs went out,
   and the Democrats had their innings.

3. pl. Lands recovered from the sea. --Ainsworth.

 

 

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