home base

noun
1.
Baseball. home plate.
2.
home ( def 9 ).
3.
home ( def 8 ).

Origin:
1850–55, Americanism

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home base

noun
1. (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score; "he ruled that the runner failed to touch home" [syn: home plate
2. (usually plural) the office that serves as the administrative center of an enterprise; "many companies have their headquarters in New York" [syn: headquarters
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Example sentences
The home base-station pretends, in effect, to be an ordinary mobile-phone
  base-station.
Home base aid station will provide water, sports drink and refreshments for our
  participants before and after the race.
He sits at the home base and lets the undergrads do all the work.
In the morning, you'll hike back down the mountain to your home base at the
  lodge.
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