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Definition 1: (baseball) one of nine divisions of play during which each team has a turn at bat - [noun denoting time]

Synonyms for inning in the sense of this definition

(inning is a kind of ...) one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole

"the written part of the exam" "the finance section of the company" "the BBC's engineering division"

(inning is a part of ...) the first half of an inning; while the visiting team is at bat

"a relief pitcher took over in the top of the fifth"

(inning is a part of ...) the second half of an inning; while the home team is at bat

(... is part of inning) (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds

"rain stopped play in the 4th inning"

(inning belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

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