Definition of home plate noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


home plate

BrE BrE//ˈhəʊm pleɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhoʊm pleɪt//
(also home base) (North American English also plate) Baseball
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(in baseball) the place where the person hitting the ball stands and where they must return to after running around all the bases See related entries: Baseball
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: home plate