Definition of Force play

1. Noun. A putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base. "The shortstop got the runner at second on a force"

Exact synonyms: Force, Force Out, Force-out
Generic synonyms: Putout
Category relationships: Baseball, Baseball Game

Definition of Force play

1. Noun. (baseball) A play in which a baserunner on first base is required to advance to second base because the batter has become a runner, or a runner on second or third base is required to advance because a runner on a preceding base is so forced. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Force Play

force de frappe
force feed
force field
force fields
force in
force majeure
force multiplier
force of habit
force of infection
force of mastication
force of nature
force out
force outs
force per unit area
force platform
force play (current term)
force pump
force someone's hand
force unit
forced alimentation
forced beat
forced convection
forced cycle
forced duction
forced expiratory flow
forced expiratory flow rates
forced expiratory time
forced expiratory volume

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