at the plate

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of at the plate

baseball
:at home plate
  • The runner was tagged out at the plate.

Word by Word Definitions

plate play
  1. : a smooth flat thin piece of material

  2. : forged, rolled, or cast metal in sheets usually thicker than ¹/₄ inch (6 millimeters)

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

  1. : to cover or equip with plate: such as

  2. : to provide with armor plate

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


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