[in-ing] /ˈɪn ɪŋ/
Baseball. a division of a game during which each team has an opportunity to score until three outs have been made against it.
a similar opportunity to score in certain other games, as horseshoes.
an opportunity for activity; a turn:
Now the opposition will have its inning.
innings, (used with a singular verb)
the act of reclaiming marshy or flooded land.
enclosure, as of wasteland.
the gathering in of crops.
(functioning as sing) (cricket)
(sometimes sing) a period of opportunity or action
(functioning as pl) land reclaimed from the sea
(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
Old English innung “a taking in, a putting in,” gerundive of innian “get within, put or bring in,” from inn (adv.) “in” (see in). Meaning “a team’s turn in a game” first recorded 1735, usually plural in cricket, singular in baseball.
[fr baseball; the British term, fr cricket, is always innings and is found by 1836]
/ˌɪnɪsˈkɪlɪŋ/ noun 1. the former name of Enniskillen
/ˈɪnɪt/ adverb 1. (sentence modifier) (slang) a contraction of isn’t it?, used to invite agreement with a statement: it’s a funny old world, innit? contraction Nice concert, innit? Examples orig. British Word Origin slang
[in-kee-per] /ˈɪnˌki pər/ noun 1. a person who owns or manages an or, sometimes, a hotel. /ˈɪnˌkiːpə/ noun 1. an owner or manager of an inn n. 1540s, from inn + keeper.
[in-uh-suh ns] /ˈɪn ə səns/ noun 1. the quality or state of being ; freedom from sin or moral wrong. 2. freedom from legal or specific wrong; guiltlessness: The prisoner proved his innocence. 3. simplicity; absence of guile or cunning; naiveté. 4. lack of knowledge or understanding. 5. harmlessness; innocuousness. 6. . 7. an person […]