inning

[ in-ing ]
/ ˈɪn ɪŋ /

noun

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Origin of inning

before 900; Middle English inninge, Old English innung a getting in, equivalent to inn(ian) to go in + -ung -ing1

Definition for inning (2 of 2)

Origin of in

before 900; 1925–30 for def 28; Middle English, Old English; cognate with German, Dutch, Old Frisian, Old Saxon, Gothic in, Old Norse ī, Latin in, Greek en, Lithuanian į
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British Dictionary definitions for inning (1 of 5)

inning
/ (ˈɪnɪŋ) /

noun

baseball a division of the game consisting of a turn at bat and a turn in the field for each side
archaic the reclamation of land from the sea

Word Origin for inning

Old English innung a going in, from innian to go in

British Dictionary definitions for inning (2 of 5)

In

the chemical symbol for

indium

British Dictionary definitions for inning (3 of 5)

IN

abbreviation for

Indiana

British Dictionary definitions for inning (4 of 5)

Word Origin for in

Old English; compare Old High German in, Welsh yn, Old Norse ī, Latin in, Greek en

British Dictionary definitions for inning (5 of 5)

in2

the internet domain name for

India
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Medical definitions for inning

In

The symbol for the elementindium
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Scientific definitions for inning

In

The symbol for indium.
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Idioms and Phrases with inning

in

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