Meaning of “groundout” in the English Dictionary

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"groundout" in British English

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groundoutnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɡraʊnd.aʊt/ us /ˈɡraʊnd.aʊt/ US

in baseball, the act of hitting a ball along the ground so that it is caught by someone on the other team who then causes the batter (= person who hits the ball) to be out

(Definition of “groundout” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)