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home plate

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Definición de home plate en inglés:

sustantivo

Baseball
The five-sided white rubber plate-like base next to which the batter stands and which must be touched in scoring a run.
Example sentences
  • After touching home plate, the batter walks off the field as the hero of the winning team.
  • Runs are scored when a batter reaches the home plate after running round all three bases, be it one-by-one or alternatively in one fell swoop after one hit.
  • We'd stand at home plate facing the backstop, and he'd give us five pitches per turn.

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Palabra del día terpsichorean
Pronunciación: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
adjective
relating to dancing