- Cricket. a unit of play in which each team has a turn at bat, the turn of a team ending after ten players are put out or when the team declares.
- land reclaimed, especially from the sea.
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Origin of inning
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Example sentences from the Web for inning
In the 13th inning, a Red Sox batter popped one down left field line and Jeter went to get it.
In the 2001 ALDS, the Yankees led the Oakland Athletics 1-0 in the seventh inning.
Estimates are that by the fourth inning of his second start the cost was covered.Masahiro Tanaka Is the Yankees' $155M Lethal Weapon and Strikeout Machine|Allen Barra|May 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is his superstition about watching every Red Sox game but never the sixth inning.Joshua Ferris’s New Novel Chronicles an Existential Dentist in Despair|Tom LeClair|May 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
End: like an inning in baseball, except shorter and with less spitting.
I had a lucid day, in which the things that make for ambition of the better sort had their inning.The Helpers|Francis Lynde
But just then the inning ended, and the sandy-haired pitcher had to go to the box.The Rushton Boys at Rally Hall|Spencer Davenport
The inning was over, and, despite the injury to their star pitcher, another run had been stowed away in the Giants bat bag.Baseball Joe, Captain of the Team|Lester Chadwick
Again the inning closed without a tally, and Robinson came in for her last turn at bat.On Your Mark!|Ralph Henry Barbour
The sixth inning saw no break in the run of the game between the Grays and the Wind Jammers.Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager|Burt L. Standish