Definition of home plate
: a 5-sided rubber slab at one corner of a baseball diamond at which a batter stands when batting and which must be touched by a base runner in order to score
Examples of home plate in a sentence
The runner was tagged out at home plate.
First Known Use of home plate
HOME PLATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of home plate for English Language Learners
baseball : the base that a runner must touch in order to score
HOME PLATE Defined for Kids
Definition of home plate for Students
: the base that a baseball runner must touch to score
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