A smooth, flat, relatively thin, rigid body of uniform thickness. (noun)
A sheet of hammered, rolled, or cast metal. (noun)
A very thin applied or deposited coat of metal. (noun)
A flat piece of metal forming part of a machine: a boiler plate. (noun)
A flat piece of metal on which something is engraved. (noun)
A license plate. (noun)
A thin piece of metal used for armor. (noun)
Armor made of such pieces. (noun)
Printing A sheet of metal, plastic, rubber, paperboard, or other material prepared for use as a printing surface, such as an electrotype or a stereotype. (noun)
Printing A print of a woodcut, lithograph, or other engraved material, especially when reproduced in a book. (noun)
Printing A full-page book illustration, often in color and printed on paper different from that used on the text pages. (noun)
Photography A light-sensitive sheet of glass or metal on which a photographic image can be recorded. (noun)
Dentistry A thin metallic or plastic support fitted to the gums to anchor artificial teeth. (noun)
Architecture In wood-frame construction, a horizontal member, capping the exterior wall studs, upon which the roof rafters rest. (noun)
Baseball Home plate. (noun)
A shallow dish in which food is served or from which it is eaten. (noun)
The contents of such a dish: ate a plate of spaghetti. (noun)
A whole course served on such a dish. (noun)
Service and food for one person at a meal: dinner at a set price per plate. (noun)
Household articles, such as hollowware, covered with a precious metal, such as silver or gold. (noun)
A dish passed among the members of a group or congregation for the collection of offerings. (noun)
Sports A dish, cup, or other article of silver or gold offered as a prize. (noun)
Sports A contest, especially a horserace, offering such a prize. (noun)
A thin cut of beef from the brisket. (noun)
Biology A thin flat layer or scale, as that of a fish. (noun)
Biology A platelike part, organ, or structure, such as that covering some reptiles. (noun)
Electricity An electrode, as in a storage battery or capacitor. (noun)
Electricity The anode in an electron tube. (noun)
Geology In the theory of plate tectonics, one of the sections of the earth's lithosphere, constantly moving in relation to the other sections. (noun)
Informal A schedule of matters to be dealt with: had a lot on my plate at work after vacation. (noun)
To coat or cover with a thin layer of metal. (verb-transitive)
To cover with armor plate: plate a warship. (verb-transitive)
Printing To make a stereotype or electrotype from. (verb-transitive)
To give a glossy finish to (paper) by pressing between metal sheets or rollers. (verb-transitive)
To arrange (food) on a plate, as for serving: "a choice of starters, entrées, and desserts plated just as they will appear when ordered” ( John Edward Young). (verb-transitive)
Examples of word Plate
I tipped over the name plate on his desk: Dr. Richard Salmon.
On display are sculptures in chocolate: a life size one of Ms. Brown's figure, of her diploma a masters in milk chocolate, a pair of her high heels and a name plate from her desk that identifies Ms. Brown as the "Chief Chocolate Officer" of M&M's.
Noticing the suit and tie, he spoke to me first, looking down his nose, as he did so, to the name plate on my breast pocket.
I said goodbye quickly to the metro editor, logged off my computer, placed my name plate in my bag and left.
According to the title plate, the video was shot by Canadian Force Combat Camera 8-9 July about 25 km west of Kandahar.