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Definitions of plate

  1. the position on a baseball team of the player who is stationed behind home plate and who catches the balls that the pitcher throws; "a catcher needs a lot of protective equipment"; "he plays behind the plate" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a shallow receptacle for collection in church Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a dental appliance that artificially replaces missing teeth Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. (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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a flat sheet of metal or glass on which a photographic image can be recorded Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. dish on which food is served or from which food is eaten Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. structural member consisting of a horizontal beam that provides bearing and anchorage Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. a full-page illustration (usually on slick paper) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. the positively charged electrode in a vacuum tube Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. a main course served on a plate; "a vegetable plate"; "the blue plate special" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. the quantity contained in a plate Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. any flat platelike body structure or part Wordnet Dictionary DB
  15. the thin under portion of the forequarter Wordnet Dictionary DB
  16. a rigid layer of the Earth's crust that is believed to drift slowly Wordnet Dictionary DB
  17. coat with a layer of metal; "plate spoons with silver" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  18. One of the thin parts of the bricket of an animal. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. A very light steel racing horsehoe. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. Loosely, a sporting contest for a prize; specif., in horse racing, a race for a prize, the contestants not making a stake. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. Skins for fur linings of garments, sewed together and roughly shaped, but not finally cut or fitted. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. The fine nap (as of beaver, hare's wool, musquash, nutria, or English black wool) on a hat the body of which is of an inferior substance. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. A flat, or nearly flat, piece of metal, the thickness of which is small in comparison with the other dimensions; a thick sheet of metal; as, a steel plate. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. Metallic armor composed of broad pieces. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. Domestic vessels and utensils, as flagons, dishes, cups, etc., wrought in gold or silver. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. Metallic ware which is plated, in distinction from that which is genuine silver or gold. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. A small, shallow, and usually circular, vessel of metal or wood, or of earth glazed and baked, from which food is eaten at table. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. A piece of money, usually silver money. Webster Dictionary DB
  29. A piece of metal on which anything is engraved for the purpose of being printed; hence, an impression from the engraved metal; as, a book illustrated with plates; a fashion plate. Webster Dictionary DB
  30. A page of stereotype, electrotype, or the like, for printing from; as, publisher's plates. Webster Dictionary DB
  31. That part of an artificial set of teeth which fits to the mouth, and holds the teeth in place. It may be of gold, platinum, silver, rubber, celluloid, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  32. A horizontal timber laid upon a wall, or upon corbels projecting from a wall, and supporting the ends of other timbers; also used specifically of the roof plate which supports the ends of the roof trusses or, in simple work, the feet of the rafters. Webster Dictionary DB
  33. A roundel of silver or tinctured argent. Webster Dictionary DB
  34. A sheet of glass, porcelain, metal, etc., with a coating that is sensitive to light. Webster Dictionary DB
  35. A prize giving to the winner in a contest. Webster Dictionary DB
  36. To cover or overlay with gold, silver, or other metals, either by a mechanical process, as hammering, or by a chemical process, as electrotyping. Webster Dictionary DB
  37. To cover or overlay with plates of metal; to arm with metal for defense. Webster Dictionary DB
  38. To adorn with plated metal; as, a plated harness. Webster Dictionary DB
  39. To beat into thin, flat pieces, or laminae. Webster Dictionary DB
  40. To calender; as, to plate paper. Webster Dictionary DB
  41. A small five-sided area (enveloping a diamond-shaped area one foot square) beside which the batter stands and which must be touched by some part of a player on completing a run; - called also home base, or home plate. Webster Dictionary DB
  42. A thin piece or sheet of metal; as, armor plate; a shallow dish from which food is eaten; a piece of metal on which something is engraved; a print made from an engraved metal surface; in photography, a thin sheet of glass treated with chemicals; household articles of gold or silver, as teapots, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  43. To coat with metal; to cover with sheets of metal. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  44. Thin, broad layer of bone. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  45. Something flat: a thin piece of metal: wrought gold and silver: household utensils in gold and silver: a flat dish: an engraved plate of metal. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  46. To overlay with a coating of plate or metal: to adorn with metal: to beat into thin plates. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  47. Thin piece of metal; wrought gold and silver; small dish; engraved plate of metal; engraving. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  48. To coat with metal. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  49. A flat, broad, thin body, as of metal; a dish; metallic surface bearing printed matter or the lines of an engraving. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  50. Plated tableware; silverware. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  51. A flat piece of wrought metal; a shallow vessel; household utensils of gold and silver; a solid page of metal to print from; a flat piece of engraved copper, steel or zinc. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  52. To overlay with metal; to adorn with plate; to beat into thin plates. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  53. A body with a flat and extended surface; a dish; a flat shallow vessel of earthenware, &c., used at table for eating from; a sheet of metal; an engraved flat piece of metal, or the engraving printed from it; articles for domestic use in gold or silver; a prize at a race, as the "Queen's plate"; a mining term for compact beds of shale which break up into thin plates. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  54. To coat with a metal; to overlay or cover. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  55. A flat, broad, plate-like structure or surface; a lamina, scale, disc, etc. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  56. [Latin] A flat, broad, plate-like structure or surface; a lamina, scale, disc, etc. na
  57. A finalized metal product, rolled flatly, having a breadth to a maximum of 48 inches, and exhibiting thickness less than 12 inches. thelawdictionary.org
  58. pl[=a]t, n. something flat: a thin piece of metal: wrought gold and silver: household utensils in gold and silver: a shallow dish nearly flat: an engraved piece of metal.--v.t. to overlay with a coating of plate or metal: to arm or defend with metal plates: to adorn with metal: to beat into thin plates.--n. PLATE'-ARM'OUR, armour of strong metal plates for protecting ships-of-war, &c.--adj. PL[=A]'TED, covered with plates of metal for strength, as ships: covered with a coating of a more precious metal: (zool.) covered with hard scales.--ns. PLATE'-FLEET (Milt.), vessels used for carrying precious metals; PLATE'FUL, as much as a plate will hold; PLATE'-GLASS, a fine kind of glass, cast in thick plates, used for mirrors and large shop-windows; PLATE'-LAY'ER, a workman whose occupation it is to lay the rails of a railway and fix them to the sleepers; PLATE'-MARK, a mark or stamp on gold or silver plate to indicate its purity and the place where it was made; PLATE'-POW'DER, a composition of rouge and prepared chalk used for cleaning gold and silver plate and plated articles; PLATE'-PRINT'ING, the process of printing from engraved plates; PL[=A]'TER, one who plates articles with a coating of gold or silver; PLATE'-RACK, a frame for holding plates, &c., when not in use; PLATE'-WARM'ER, an apparatus in which plates are warmed before the fire; PL[=A]'TING, the covering of an inferior metal with one of the precious metals: a thin coating of metal on another.--adj. PL[=A]'TY, like a plate.--HALF'-PLATE, in photography, a size of plate measuringbyin. (4¼ byin U.S.); QUAR'TER-PLATE, 3¼ byin.; WHOLE'-PLATE, 6½ byin. [O. Fr. plate, fem. of plat, flat--Gr. platys, broad.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  59. Flat thin usu. rigid sheet of metal &c. of even surface and more or less uniform thickness; this as part of mechanism; smooth piece of metal &c. for engraving; impression from this; = BOOK -p.; piece of metal with name or inscription for affixing to something, as coffin, door, name, -p.; thin sheet of metal, glass, &c., coated with sensitive film for photograph (whole-p., 8 1/2 X 6 1/2 in., half-p., 6 1/2 X 4 3/4, quarter-p., 4 1/4 X 3 1/4); stereotype or electrotype cast of page of composed movable types, from which sheets are printed; horizontal timber laid along top of wall or at top or bottom of a framing, as roof, wall, window, p.; (also p.-rail) early form of railroad; (collective sing.) table& domestic utensils of silver, gold, or other metal, as pewter p., electro-p.; silver or gold cup as prize for (orig. horse-) race, such race; selling p., horse-race winner of which must be sold at fixed price; shallow usu. circular vessel, now usu. of earthenware or china, from which food is eaten, as dessert, dinner, soup, -p.; contents of this, as a p. of strawberries; similar vessel used for collection in churches &c., as put a shilling in the p.; p. -basket (for spoons, forks, &c.); p. -glass, thick glass of fine quality cast in pp. for shop-windows &c.; p.-layer, man employed in fixing& repairing railway; p.-mark, = HALL-mark; p.-powder (for cleaning silver); p.-rack (in which pp. are kept or placed to drain). Hence plateful (2) n., plateless a. [middle English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  60. Cover (esp. ship) with plates of metal for protection, ornament, &c.; cover (other metal) with thin coat of silver, gold, or tin; make a plate of (type) for printing. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  61. A flattened process, chiefly of bone. American pocket medical dictionary.
  62. A sheetlike structure, especially a thin layer of bone or other resistant tissue. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  63. [Sp.] (Her.) A silver roundlet or disc. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  64. n. [Dutch, German, Greek] A piece of metal beat or rolled out into a flat extended sheet;—a thick sheet of metal of wrought iron for covering the sides of war vessels, forts, &c., against gun-shot; thin sheets of metal, used formerly for body armour in distinction to scale or chain armour, which was made of small scales or links;—articles of ruse at table made of gold or silver, as cups, salvers, forks, spoons, &c.;—also similar articles of inferior metal wrought over or inlaid with gold or silver;—a flat shallow dish of gold, silver, electro-plate, china, earthen ware, off which food is eastern at tale;—a similar dish made of wood; trencher;—a prize run for by horse-racers;—the piece of timber which supports the ends of the rafters;—a piece of metal on which any thing is engraved; hence, an impression from an engraved piece of metal;—a page of stereotype for printing from. Cabinet Dictionary

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