home plate

noun

Definition of home plate

  1. :  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

  1. The runner was tagged out at home plate.

1875

First Known Use of home plate

1875


HOME PLATE Defined for English Language Learners

home plate

noun

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

home plate

noun

Definition of home plate for Students

  1. :  the base that a baseball runner must touch to score


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