home run

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See also: homerun


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home run (plural home runs)

  1. (baseball) A four-base hit, allowing the batter to circle the bases and reach home safely in one play without any errors being committed by the defensive team.
    Synonyms: homer, longball
    The first baseman hit a home run to lead off the ninth.
  2. (figurative) The portion of a journey that ends at home.
    I'm on the home run.
  3. (figurative) A success, especially a popular success.
    The product was a home run.
  4. (colloquial) Sexual intercourse.
  5. (electrical engineering) A connection from a central distribution point or circuit breaker to a destination.

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  • Spanish: jonrón


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