Part Of Speech: noun
Definition: A slightly curved but almost flat dish from which food is served or eaten.
Example: I filled my plate from the bountiful table.
Definition: Such dishes collectively.
Definition: The contents of such a dish.
Example: I ate a plate of beans.
Definition: A course at a meal.
Example: The meat plate was particularly tasty.
Definition: An agenda of tasks, problems, or responsibilities
Example: With revenues down and transfer payments up, the legislature has a full plate.
Definition: A flat metallic object of uniform thickness.
Example: A clutch usually has two plates.
Definition: A vehicle license plate.
Example: He stole a car and changed the plates as soon as he could.
Definition: A taxi permit, especially of a metal disc.
Definition: A layer of a material on the surface of something, usually qualified by the type of the material; plating
Example: The bullets just bounced off the steel plate on its hull.
Definition: A material covered with such a layer.
Example: If you're not careful, someone will sell you silverware that's really only silver plate.
Definition: A decorative or food service item coated with silver or gold.
Example: The tea was served in the plate.
Definition: A weighted disk, usually of metal, with a hole in the center for use with a barbell, dumbbell, or exercise machine.
Definition: An engraved surface used to transfer an image to paper.
Example: We finished making the plates this morning.
Definition: An image or copy.
Definition: An illustration in a book, either black and white, or colour, usually on a page of paper of different quality from the text pages.
Definition: A shaped and fitted surface, usually ceramic or metal that fits into the mouth and in which teeth are implanted; a dental plate.
Definition: A horizontal framing member at the top or bottom of a group of vertical studs.
Definition: A foot, from "plates of meat".
Example: Sit down and give your plates a rest.
Definition: Home plate.
Example: There was a close play at the plate.
Definition: A tectonic plate.
Definition: Plate armour.
Example: He was confronted by two knights in full plate.
Definition: Any of various larger scales found in some reptiles.
Definition: A flat electrode such as can be found in an accumulator battery, or in an electrolysis tank.
Definition: The anode of a vacuum tube.
Example: Regulating the oscillator plate voltage greatly improves the keying.
Definition: Silver or gold, in the form of a coin, or less often silver or gold utensils or dishes (from Spanish plata ("silver")).
Definition: A roundel of silver or tinctured argent.
Definition: A prize given to the winner in a contest.
Definition: Any flat piece of material such as coated glass or plastic.
Definition: (travel industry) A metallic card, used to imprint tickets with an airline's logo, name, and numeric code.
Definition: (travel industry, by extension) The ability of a travel agent to issue tickets on behalf of a particular airline.
Definition: A VIN plate, particularly with regard to the car's year of manufacture.
Definition: One of the thin parts of the brisket of an animal.
Definition: A very light steel horseshoe for racehorses.
Definition: (furriers' slang) Skins for fur linings of garments, sewn together and roughly shaped, but not finally cut or fitted.
Definition: (hat-making) The fine nap (as of beaver, musquash, etc.) on a hat whose body is made from inferior material.
Definition: A record, usually vinyl.