noun Etymology: diminutive of planch flat plate, from Middle French planche Date: 1611 1. a metal disk to be stamped as a coin 2. a small metal or plastic disk

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  • Planchet — est un personnage de fiction créé par Alexandre Dumas dans son célèbre roman, Les Trois Mousquetaires. Présentation Planchet est le valet de d Artagnan. On sait de lui qu il est Picard, et que c est Porthos qui le fournit à d Artagnan. Bien que… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Planchet — Planch et, n. [F. planchette a small board, dim. of planche. See {Planch}.] A flat piece of metal; especially, a disk of metal ready to be stamped as a coin. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • planchet — metal disk out of which a coin is made, 1610s, from Fr. planchette, lit. a small board, dim. of planche, from O.Fr., from L. planca board, slab, plank (see PLANK (Cf. plank)). The planchette used in automatism and on Ouija boards is a re… …   Etymology dictionary

  • planchet — [plan′chet, plan′chit] n. [Fr planchette, dim. of planche,PLANK] a disk of metal to be stamped as a coin …   English World dictionary

  • Planchet — This article is about the coin blank. For the triangular board used in paranormal activities, see Planchette. Planchets in a press feed system, on their way to the stamping press. A planchet is a round metal disk that is ready to be struck as a… …   Wikipedia

  • Planchet — Das Blankscheit ist ursprünglich ein ca. 30 cm langes, 3 4 cm breites Brettchen, das im 16. bis 18. Jahrhundert in eine Aussparung der vorderen Mitte einer Schnürbrust eingeschoben wurde, um die zu jener Zeit modische, gerade Linie zwischen Brust …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • planchet — /plan chit/, n. a flat piece of metal for stamping as a coin; a coin blank. [1605 15; PLANCH + ET] * * * …   Universalium

  • planchet — noun A flat disk ot metal used as a blank for stamping a coin …   Wiktionary

  • planchet — A small, flat plate or dish used to support a sample for radioactivity determination; the sample is usually evaporated on (in) the p.. [Fr. planchette, dim. of planche, plank] * * * plan·chet plan chət n a small metal disk or plate on which a… …   Medical dictionary

  • planchet — plæntʃɪt / plɑːn n. flat piece of metal ready to be stamped as a coin …   English contemporary dictionary

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