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short field

noun, Baseball.
the area of the infield between third base and second, covered by the shortstop.
Origin of short field
1855-60, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He then returned to the races with a close second, and then an easy win in a mile race over a short field on an off track.
  • Bring binoculars, field guides, and wear appropriate field clothes for a short field exercise following indoor instruction.
  • During the course of the short field season, the group moved three more times.
  • The witness stated that the accident pilot initiated the flight by performing a short field takeoff.
  • It is equipped with flaps, slats and spoilers to give it an excellent short field capability.
  • Participants will need to bring a laptop for this exercise and will have a short field exercise.

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