strike zone(redirected from strike zones)
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The area over home plate through which a pitch must pass to be called a strike, roughly between the batter's armpits and knees.
Baseball. the area above home plate extending from the batter's knees to the armpits.
Area over the home plate between the batter’s armpits and knees.
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|Noun||1.||strike zone - (baseball) the area over home plate between a batter's knees and shoulders through which a pitch must pass in order to be called a strike|
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
zone - an area or region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic