infield: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (in'fēld"), [key]
— n.
    1. the diamond.
    2. the positions played by the first baseman, second baseman, third baseman, and shortstop, taken collectively.
    3. the infielders considered as a group (contrasted with outfield).
  1. the area enclosed by a track.
    1. the part of the land of a farm nearest the farmhouse.
    2. land regularly tilled. Cf. outfield (def. 3).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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