Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun earned_run_average

1 sense of earned run average

Sense 1
earned run average, ERA -- ((baseball) a measure of a pitcher's effectiveness; calculated as the average number of earned runs allowed by the pitcher for every nine innings pitched)
       => standard, criterion, measure, touchstone -- (a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated; "the schools comply with federal standards"; "they set the measure for all subsequent work")

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