Definitions for "Plate"
large, rigid, block of the Earth's crust.
Plates, otherwise known as tectonic plates, are large, rigid slabs of the Earth's crust. The crust is divided into a number of these gigantic slabs, up to 100km thick, which float on the Earth's molten mantle. earthquake volcano
a large rigid, but mobile, block involved in plate techtonics; thickness ranges from 30 to 150 miles and includes both crust and a portion of the upper mantle.
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.
Metallic armor composed of broad pieces.
A small, shallow, and usually circular, vessel of metal or wood, or of earth glazed and baked, from which food is eaten at table.
Domestic vessels and utensils, as flagons, dishes, cups, etc., wrought in gold or silver.
Metallic ware which is plated, in distinction from that which is silver or gold throughout.
A piece of money, usually silver money.
Keywords:  sill, stud, rafter, horizontal, bottom
(Bottom Plate); The plate supports the bridges and the various parts of the movement. The movement plate and the bridges build the frame of the movement.
In wood frame construction, ahorizontal component that connects the tops or bottoms of posts or beams.
As referring to the top plate or bottom plate of a framed wall or partition.
Keywords:  flat, steel, plywood, aluminum, trusses
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.
One of the thin parts of the bricket of an animal.
A very light steel racing horsehoe.
a large flatish surface, and a cup is a concave vessel primarily for holding liquids
an item of dishware
A plate is a type of dishware, being a broad, concave but mainly flat vessel on which food is served. Plates are commonly made from ceramic materials such as bone china , porcelain & stoneware as well as other materials like plastic or glass; occasionally, wood or carved stone is used. Disposable plates are often made from paper.
(1) One of the electrodes in a storage battery. (2) One of the electrodes in a capacitor. (3) The principal electrode to which the electron stream is attracted in an electron tube.
the positively charged electrode in a vacuum tube
a type of electrode that formed part of a vacuum tube
A prize giving to the winner in a contest.
Loosely, a sporting contest for a prize; specif., in horse racing, a race for a prize, the contestants not making a stake.
racing shoe worn by a horse Pony: £25.
Keywords:  spaghetti, dish, i'll, dinner, turkey
a quantity sufficient to fill a plate; a plateful; a dish containing that quantity; a plate of spaghetti.
the food and service supplied to a customer at a restaurant; as, the turkey dinner is $9 a plate; I'll have a plate of spaghetti.
dish on which food is served or from which food is eaten
Keywords:  resonator, blank, quartz
The quartz blank or resonator.
A quartz blank or resonator.
Keywords:  frisbee, breakable
A breakable Frisbee.
Keywords:  musquash, nutria, hare, beaver, nap
The fine nap (as of beaver, hare's wool, musquash, nutria, or English black wool) on a hat the body of which is of an inferior substance.
a flattened, well-defined, specially armed lobe, attached medially to basal segments of certain mouthparts, or laterally to coxal and pleonal segments
Undesignated or "loose" offering of money that is among the gifts presented at the offertory (BCP, pp. 333, 361).
Keywords:  abound, napkins, rarity, you're, drop
a rarity, but napkins abound, and the custom is to drop them on the floor when you're done
Keywords:  olympic, dimes, barbell, spare, nickels
The 45-pound weighted disk placed in each end of an Olympic barbell; lighter weight are referred to as ‘spare change,’ such as: quarters (25s), dimes (10s), and nickels (5s).
Keywords:  nailplate, see
See NAILPLATE.
Keywords:  armor
Plate Armor (Armor)
the position on a baseball team of the player who is stationed behind home plate and who catches the balls that the pitcher throws; "a catcher needs a lot of protective equipment"; "he plays behind the plate"
Keywords:  grid, slate, reddish, paste, gray
A pasted grid.
The combination of grid and paste properly "formed." Positive$ are reddish brown and negatives slate gray.
Keywords:  fiat, iron, wider, attached, framework
A piece of fiat iron wider than a bar. The common distinction between the two is that a plate is attached to something else, and acts with it, while a bar is an independent member.
The iron framework where strings are attached.
part of an astrolabe with a projection of altitude and azimuth lines on to the equatorial plane, see article on the astrolabe.
The large, subterranean rock masses that are proposed to be the bedrock for all land.
Keywords:  thick, rectangle, saw, stainless, glass
A type of glass (window glass) commonly used for mirrors. Plate glass typically has a green color.
(P) The thickness of the saw body.
Stainless steel measuring more than ten inches wide with a thickness ranging from 3/16 of an inch and over.
Individual piece of material to be engraved. Also used as term for defined work area in several engraving-software packages.
A piece of sadware, 7 to 10 inches (180 to 280 mm) in diameter.
Keywords:  gvw, axle, vehicle, weights, displaying
(A plate on the vehicle displaying GVW and individual axle weights)
Keywords:  sewed, fur, roughly, garments, fitted
Skins for fur linings of garments, sewed together and roughly shaped, but not finally cut or fitted.
a shallow receptacle for collection in church
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.
Keywords:  realisation, hull, bars, part, movement
a part of the realisation of the hull
Supports the bars and other parts of the movement.
A size indication found on the side of a car having to do with clearance dimensions. Explanations can be found in found in Equipment Register.
Keywords:  agenda, lot, tasks, schedule, today
an agenda or schedule of tasks to be performed; I have a lot on my plate today.
Strictly speaking, the plate is the object from which impressions are made. Sometimes the plate becomes worn or damaged, and is replaced with a second plate. Impressions from the second plate are sometimes referred to as something like "2nd Plate."
a dental appliance that artificially replaces missing teeth
Keywords:  anode, valve, radio, tube, commonly
Radio valve (or tube) component, more commonly referred to as anode (US).
the identification tag required to be displayed on the outside of a vehicle; same as license plate; -- often used in the plural.
Keywords:  meal, feed, enough, bring, party
bring a meal to share with others at a party, usually enough to feed about 5
Keywords:  vegetable, blue, course, main, served
a main course served on a plate; "a vegetable plate"; "the blue plate special"
Keywords:  quantity, contained
the quantity contained in a plate
Keywords:  picture, text, separated
A picture separated from the text
Keywords:  art, extra, added, containing, page
An added page containing art or extra information
continuous or nearly continuous structure closing central-area.
Keywords:  block, see
See BLOCK