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There's a sense of aliveness that comes from connection, shared experience. And you see it in every place. You see it when ball players jump up and down, gather at home plate, hugging, and it's not just because they're winning, it's that shared moment, that feeling of - we enter the world alone, we leave alone.
Peter Guber

Meaning of "home plate" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HOME PLATE

home plate play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HOME PLATE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Home plate is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HOME PLATE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

home plate

Baseball field

A baseball field, also called a ball field or a baseball diamond, is the field upon which the game of baseball is played. The term is also used as a metonym for baseball park.

Definition of home plate in the English dictionary

The definition of home plate in the dictionary is a flat often five-sided piece of hard rubber or other material that serves to define the area over which the pitcher must throw the ball for a strike and that a base runner must safely reach on his way from third base to score a run Also called: plate, home, home base.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HOME PLATE

home loan
home match
home movie
home nations
home news
Home of the Hirsel
Home Office
home owner
home ownership
home page
home port
home posting
home range
home rule
home run
home sales
Home Secretary
home shopping
home side
home State

WORDS THAT END LIKE HOME PLATE

a full plate
boilerplate
brass plate
chocolate
contemplate
dinner plate
engraving plate
faceplate
fashion plate
gold plate
gold-plate
hotplate
license plate
nameplate
on a plate
plate
silver plate
soleplate
soup plate
step up to the plate
template

Synonyms and antonyms of home plate in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «home plate» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HOME PLATE

Find out the translation of home plate to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of home plate from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «home plate» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

本垒
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

home plate
570 millions of speakers

English

home plate
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

घर की थाली
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لوحة الوطن
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Home Plate
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

home plate
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হোম প্লেট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

plaque de la maison
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Plat rumah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Home-Plate
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ホームベース
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

홈 플레이트
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngarep piring
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tấm nhà
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வீட்டு தட்டு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

होम प्लेट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ev plakası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

piatto di casa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

płyta domu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Home Plate
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

placă acasă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πλάκα στο σπίτι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

huis plaat
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hem plattan
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

home plate
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of home plate

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HOME PLATE»

The term «home plate» is quite widely used and occupies the 32.732 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HOME PLATE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about home plate

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3 QUOTES WITH «HOME PLATE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word home plate.
1
Peter Guber
There's a sense of aliveness that comes from connection, shared experience. And you see it in every place. You see it when ball players jump up and down, gather at home plate, hugging, and it's not just because they're winning, it's that shared moment, that feeling of - we enter the world alone, we leave alone.
2
Doug Harvey
As we all know, Cooperstown is the home of baseball. One of the many duties of the home plate umpire is to make sure that the runner touches home. Well, if you're a true baseball fan, you need to visit Cooperstown. This is home.
3
Eddie Murray
And, you know, you try and preach to them there's more to this game than just walking up to home plate, swinging the bat, fielding a ground ball. There's some dedication in it, some love you've got to put into this work.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HOME PLATE»

Discover the use of home plate in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to home plate and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Haunting at Home Plate
It’s Mike who tells them the story of Andy Kirk, a boy who long ago fell from a cedar tree to his death while watching his older brother play ball.
David Patneaude, 2014
2
Collision at Home Plate: The Lives of Pete Rose and Bart ...
Describes how the lives of baseball player Pete Rose and baseball commissioner Bart Giamatti collided when Rose was accused of betting on the game
James Reston, Jr., 1997
3
The Werewolf at Home Plate
When Karl fails to make the Junior Club Werewolves baseball team, he puts together a squad of creatures who also didn't make their own teams, including a vampire, a zombie, and a ghost.
Bill Doyle, 2012
4
Battle for Home Plate
Justin and Carlos have played baseball together since they started T-ball, but their friendship is torn apart when they are forced to play on rival teams.
Chris Kreie, 2010
5
Home Plate Cooking: Everyday Southern Cuisine with a Fresh Twist
In Home Plate Cooking, Woods shares recipes for delicacies such as: Cheddar Grits Soufflé New Southern Chicken & Dumplings Carrot Apple Slaw Cheddar Cornbread Okra & Tomatoes Bourbon-Baked Ham New Orleans Barbecued Shrimp Pecan Sandies ...
Marvin Woods, 2004
6
Home Plate: The Culinary Road Trip of Cooperstown
Touring tips paired with New York State recipes, written by an insider of this Upstate New York destination.
Brenda Berstler, 2007
7
Who stole Home Plate?: a Southside Sluggers baseball mystery
The Southside Sluggers must find out who stole their new mascot, a puppy called Home Plate, before the big game against the Mudsharks
Steven Otfinoski, 1992
8
Showdown at home plate
Freshman baseball star and Seventh Day Adventist Bucky Stone finds himself in a dilemma when an important game conflicts with his need to observe the Sabbath after sundown on Friday.
David B. Smith, 1991
9
The Harry Caray's Restaurant Cookbook: The Official Home ...
More than 150 recipes include "potent pasta, holy-cow steaks, and chicken fit for the Chairman of the Board." **** The stories, sidebars, and pictures bring back memories of baseball and Chicago.
Jane Stern, 2003
10
Home Plate Cookbook: Recipes from Baseball Greats-- Just ...
The author has collected easy-to-make, delicious family recipes from baseball players and personalities -- past and present -- that are sure to score a home run with your family.
Gary Saunders, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HOME PLATE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term home plate is used in the context of the following news items.
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Peninsula Pilots win 7-6 as both managers are ejected - Daily Press
Morgan took issue with the call and was ejected by the home plate umpire. After his ejection, Morgan came to home plate to argue further, even ... «Daily Press, Jul 15»
2
LEGION BASEBALL: Newtown cut down at the plate by Northampton
... hop and threw a tightrope to Northampton catcher Ryan Magrann, who had the ball in his glove long before Schram's arrival at home plate. «Bucks Local News, Jul 15»
3
Benton gives Express another walk-off win - Eau Claire Leader …
Expess catcher Daulton Varsho touches home plate to force out a Mankato Moondogs runner in the top of the second inning Wednesday at ... «Leader-Telegram, Jul 15»
4
How much would you pay for Home Run Derby home plate?
Would you bid on the home plate that was used during the Home Run Derby? MLB is auctioning off the game-used base, which was held up ... «Cincinnati.com, Jul 15»
5
Local Attorney Suing MLB to Extend Nets Behind Home Plate
Hilliard is representing an Oakland, California, woman who wants netting, which currently only covers the area behind home plate, to be ... «KIII TV3, Jul 15»
6
VIDEO: Baseball 3-D pop art features All-Star Game home plate
VIDEO: Baseball 3-D pop art features All-Star Game home plate, Royals artwork at FanFest. Brandon Twichell. 1:36 PM, Jul 13, 2015. 1:51 PM, Jul 13, 2015. «KSHB, Jul 15»
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All-Star Home Run Derby: Longest homer in Great American Ball …
The center field wall is 404 feet away from home plate. There is a few feet of uphill grass behind the wall before you get to the 32-foot tall black ... «WCPO, Jul 15»
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MLB All-Star Game: Why So Many Kansas City Royals Players Were …
The only thing we've done different this year is put a 'Vote Royals' on the field behind home plate. We're not doing anything that anybody else ... «ABC News, Jul 15»
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Baseball fans dress as umpires for Giants game, sit behind home plate
Two baseball fans were at Wednesday's game in San Francisco, between the Giants and New York Mets, dressed as umpires before taking their seats behind ... «San Francisco Sun Times, Jul 15»
10
Dog Crosses Home Plate
A dog crosses home plate as part of the Seattle Mariners' "Bark at the Park" night following a baseball game between the Mariners and the Los Angeles Angels. «Hartford Courant, Jul 15»

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