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inning

in·ning

inning

 
pronunciation:
I nIng
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the segment of a baseball or softball game during which each side has a turn at batting.
He scored once in the third inning and twice in the fifth.
definition 2: a similar part of several other games, such as horseshoes.
definition 3: (often pl.) a turn or fair opportunity to act, contribute, express oneself, or the like.
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