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home base

noun
1.
Baseball. home plate.
2.
home (def 9).
3.
home (def 8).
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55, Americanism
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Examples from the web for home base
  • 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.
  • It's a good home base for cycling and bird-watching.
  • Still some great dark-sky viewing in and around my home base of operations.
  • The results are among a handful of presentations at the meeting to paint an evolving picture of our galactic home base.
  • What it now lacks is a home base, an infrastructure and its previous sense of impunity.
  • The bill failed as he knew it would but he stuck to his principle of looking out for his home base.
  • It's the best thing presented to date to give you a fine scan of that region without taking you away from home base.

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