from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Baseball A base, usually consisting of a hard rubber slab, at one of the corners of a diamond at which a batter stands when hitting and which a base runner must finally touch in order to score.
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- n. A flat, pentagonal, rubber object placed at the center of the batter's box, which is used as a basis for judging pitched strikes and balls, and the touching of which by a runner advancing from or past third base scores a run.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See Home base, under Home.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score
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