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home' plate'



Baseball.
the base at which the batter stands and which a base runner must reach safely in order to score a run, typically a five-sided slab of whitened rubber set at ground level at the front corner of the diamond. Also called home, the plate, home base.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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