ground out

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ground out (third-person singular simple present grounds out, present participle grounding out, simple past and past participle grounded out)

  1. (electronics) To provide proper grounding for a circuit.
  2. (baseball) To become out by hitting a ground ball which is fielded and leads to a force or tag of a runner.
    Jones grounded out to lead off the third.

Noun[edit]

ground out (plural ground outs)

  1. (baseball) An instance of grounding out.
    A ground out was recorded on the scorecard.

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