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at the plate

Definition of at the plate

baseball

  1. :  at home plate <The runner was tagged out at the plate.>



Word by Word Definitions

plateplay
  1. :  a smooth flat thin piece of material

    :  forged, rolled, or cast metal in sheets usually thicker than 14 inch (6 millimeters)

    :  a very thin layer of metal deposited on a surface of base metal by plating

  1. :  to cover or equip with plate: as

    :  to provide with armor plate

    :  to cover with an adherent layer mechanically, chemically, or electrically


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