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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.
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Baseball. the area above home plate extending from the batter's knees to the armpits.
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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
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