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strikeout

[strahyk-out] /ˈstraɪkˌaʊt/
noun, Baseball.
1.
an out made by a batter to whom three strikes have been charged, or as recorded by the pitcher who accomplishes this.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase strike out
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  • More than the home run, more than the strikeout, the double play distills the physicality of baseball.
  • However, these proposed revisions are clearly indicated in the regulatory text in underline and strikeout format.
  • Proposed amendments are shown in underline to indicate additions and strikeout to indicate deletions.
  • The originally proposed amendments are shown in underline to indicate additions and strikeout to indicate deletions.

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