at the plate

Definition of at the plate


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

Word by Word Definitions

  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: such as

    :  to provide with armor plate

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

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to criticize severely

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