plate

  • 1 plate — [ plat ] n. f. • 1170; de 1. plat 1 ♦ Archéol. Plaque de métal appliquée sur le haubert; chacune des plaques qui constituent une armure rigide. Armures de plates, d écailles d acier. 2 ♦ (1694) Mar. Embarcation à fond plat servant aux travaux de… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Plate — Plate, n. [OF. plate a plate of metal, a cuirsas, F. plat a plate, a shallow vessel of silver, other metal, or earth, fr. plat flat, Gr. ?. See {Place}, n.] 1. A flat, or nearly flat, piece of metal, the thickness of which is small in comparison… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Plate — may refer to: * Plate (dishware) * Plate (structures), a type of foundation * A flat piece of metal used in orthopedics to connect the two parts of a broken bone, such as a dynamic compression plate * Plate armor, body armor made of metal plates… …

    Wikipedia

  • 4 plate — 1. (pla t ) s. f. 1°   Coutel à plates, ancien nom d une épée fine et tranchante, un peu plus longue que la dague ordinaire.    Armure à plates, nom donné dans le XIVe siècle aux armures composées de plaques d acier, par opposition aux cottes de… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 5 plate — [plāt] n. [OFr, flat object < fem. of plat, flat < VL * plattus < Gr platys, broad, flat: see PLATY ] 1. a smooth, flat, relatively thin piece of metal or other material 2. a sheet of metal made by beating, rolling, or casting 3. a) any… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 plate — (n.) mid 13c., flat sheet of gold or silver, also flat, round coin, from O.Fr. plate thin piece of metal (late 12c.), from M.L. plata plate, piece of metal, perhaps via V.L. *plattus from Gk. platys flat, broad (see PLACE (Cf. place) (n.)). The… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 plate — ► NOUN 1) a flat dish from which food is eaten or served. 2) bowls, cups, and other utensils made of gold or silver. 3) a thin, flat piece of metal used to join or strengthen or forming part of a machine. 4) a small, flat piece of metal bearing a …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 Plate — Plate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Plated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Plating}.] 1. To cover or overlay with gold, silver, or other metals, either by a mechanical process, as hammering, or by a chemical process, as electrotyping. [1913 Webster] 2. To cover or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 plate — [n1] dish or meal served bowl, casserole, course, helping, platter, portion, service, serving, trencher; concepts 459,493 plate [n2] sheet, panel coat, disc, flake, foil, lamella, lamina, layer, leaf, plane, print, scale, slab, slice, spangle,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 Plate — Plate. См. Пластина. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов

  • 11 Plate [1] — Plate, kleines Küstenfahrzeug mit plattem Boden …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 12 Plate [2] — Plate, 1) in Gibraltar der spanische Silberpiaster; 2) (Plotar), so v.w. Kopperdaler, s. u. Kupfermünzen; 3) (Schiffb.), so v.w. Plette …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 13 Plate [3] — Plate, 1) Sandbank bei Travemünde 2); 2) eine der Sept Isles (zum französischen Departement Côtes du Nord gehörig); 3) Stadt, so v.w. Plathe …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 14 Plate — (v. holl. plat, platt, flach), eine Sandbank in einer Flußmündung; vgl. Bank …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 15 PLATE — insula ante Toradent, Plin. l. 5. c. 31 …

    Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • 16 Plate — Assez rare en France, c est un nom allemand désignant selon Bahlow (Deutsches Namenlexikon) un fabricant ou un porteur de cuirasse en métal. D autres solutions sont cependant possibles : un toponyme avec le sens de terrain plat, un marchand ou un …

    Noms de famille

  • 17 plate — [1] The action of coating a material with some metal. Also called electroplate or anodize. [2] A flat piece of material. [3] Two lead alloy plates in each cell where the positive plate is made of lead peroxide and the negative plate is made of… …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 18 Plate — Wappen Deutschlandkarte …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 19 plate — [[t]ple͟ɪt[/t]] ♦♦♦ plates 1) N COUNT A plate is a round or oval flat dish that is used to hold food. Anita pushed her plate away; she had eaten virtually nothing. N COUNT: usu N of n A plate of food is the amount of food on the plate. ...a huge… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 plate — plate1 W2S2 [pleıt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(food)¦ 2¦(sign)¦ 3 have a lot/enough on your plate 4¦(protective covering)¦ 5¦(earth s surface)¦ 6¦(gold/silver)¦ 7 hand/give/offer somebody something on a plate 8¦(pictures/photos)¦ 9¦(baseball)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English


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