Infield definition

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The area inside a racetrack or running track.
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A field located near a farmhouse.
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The area of the field bounded by home plate and first, second, and third bases.
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The defensive positions of first base, second base, third base, and shortstop considered as a unit.
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The land of a farm nearest the farmhouse.
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The area inside a racetrack or running track: field events of a track meet are often held on it.
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The square area enclosed by the four base lines on a baseball field.
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The infielders collectively, or the area covered by them.
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The area inside a racetrack or running track.
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A constrained scope or area.

Let’s keep this problem in the infield.

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(agriculture) An area to cultivate: a field.
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(baseball) The region of the field roughly bounded by the home plate, first base, second base and third base.

They covered the infield with a tarp when it started to rain.

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(baseball) (as a modifier, functioning as an adjective) Of an event, happening in the infield.

Jones ran out an infield single.

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(cricket) The region of the field roughly bounded by the wicket keeper, slips, gully, point, cover, mid off, mid on, midwicket and square leg.
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To inclose (a piece of land); make a field of.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
infield
Plural:
infields

Origin of infield

  • From in- +‎ field.

    From Wiktionary