DICTIONARY


Definition of PLATE

noun : PLATE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) (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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic ;

  • 3. (

    ) a full-page illustration (usually on slick paper) ;

  • 4. (

    ) dish on which food is served or from which food is eaten ;

  • 7. (

    ) the thin under portion of the forequarter ;

  • 8. (

    ) a main course served on a plate; "a vegetable plate"; "the blue plate special" ;

  • 9. (

    ) any flat platelike body structure or part ;

  • 10. (

    ) the positively charged electrode in a vacuum tube ;

  • 12. (

    ) structural member consisting of a horizontal beam that provides bearing and anchorage ;

  • 14. (

    ) a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners) ;

verb : PLATE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) coat with a layer of metal; "plate spoons with silver" ;


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