right field


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right field

n. Baseball
1. The third of the outfield that is to the right, looking from home plate.
2. The position played by the right fielder.
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right′ field′


n.
1. the area of the baseball outfield to the right of center field, as viewed from home plate.
2. the position of the player covering this area.
[1855–60, Amer.]
right′ field′er, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.right field - the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right
outfield - the area of a baseball playing field beyond the lines connecting the bases
2.right field - the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the right third of the outfield (looking from home plate)
position - (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player; "what position does he play?"
baseball team - a team that plays baseball
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