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.
(baseball) 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
The landing field, aircraft carrier, etc, where an aircraft is based
get to first base
[1950s+ Air Force; fr the baseball sense, regarded as a goal and safe haven]
noun 1. the port where a ship is registered. 2. the port out of which a ship is operated but not necessarily registered.
[hoh-mer] /ˈhoʊ mər/ noun 1. Baseball. . 2. . verb (used without object) 3. Baseball. to hit a : The catcher homered in the ninth with one on to take the game. [hoh-mer] /ˈhoʊ mər/ noun 1. a Hebrew unit of capacity equal to ten baths in liquid measure or ten ephahs in dry measure. […]
noun, Ecology. 1. the area in which an animal normally lives. noun 1. (ecology) the area in which an animal normally ranges
[hoh-mer-ik] /hoʊˈmɛr ɪk/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or suggestive of or his poetry. 2. of heroic dimensions; grand; imposing: Homeric feats of exploration. /həʊˈmɛrɪk/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling Homer or his poems 2. imposing or heroic 3. of or relating to the archaic form of Greek used by Homer See epic […]