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home plate definition

  • noun:
    • Baseball A base, generally comprising a tough rubber slab, at one of many corners of a diamond at which a batter stands when hitting and which a base runner must eventually touch in order to score.
    • an appartment, pentagonal, plastic object put on center of the batter's package, which is used as a basis for judging pitched attacks and balls, together with touching that by a runner advancing from or past third base scores a run.
    • See Home base, under Home.
    • (baseball) base composed of a rubber slab where in fact the batter appears; it should be moved by a base runner to be able to score
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