warning track

warn·ing track
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wawr-ning trak]
    • /ˈwɔr nɪŋ træk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wawr-ning trak]
    • /ˈwɔr nɪŋ træk/

Definitions of warning track words

  • noun warning track a strip, often consisting of a cinder or dirt track, bordering the outer edge of the outfield between the outfield turf and the stadium wall that alerts outfielders that the wall is near, especially as they back up to catch a fly ball. 1
  • noun warning track a rubberized, dirt, or gravel strip of ground, just inside the walls of the field, that helps a fielder locate the wall while looking up at a fly ball 0
  • noun warning track (softball, baseball) The dirt or other material on the edge of a baseball or softball field that warns a player that he or she is approaching the fence, especially the portion in the outfield. 0

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Origin of warning track

First appearance:

before 1965
One of the 2% newest English words
First recorded in 1965-70

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Parts of speech for Warning track


warning track popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 7% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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