Definition of Plate. Meaning of Plate. Synonyms of Plate

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Definition of Plate

Plate
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. 2. To cover or overlay with plates of metal; to arm with metal for defense. Thus plated in habiliments of war. --Shak. 3. To adorn with plated metal; as, a plated harness. 4. To beat into thin, flat pieces, or lamin[ae]. 5. To calender; as, to plate paper.

Meaning of Plate from wikipedia

- Plate may refer to a range of generally thin and flat objects upon where food or other items—including additional plates—can be placed. Plate (dishware)...
- Plate tectonics (from the Late Latin tectonicus, from the Gr****: τεκτονικός "pertaining to building") is a scientific theory describing the large-scale...
- vehicle registration plate, also known as a number plate (British English) or a license plate (American English), is a metal or plastic plate attached to a motor...
- River Plate may refer to: Río de la Plata, a river and large estuary between Argentina and Uruguay Río de la Plata Basin, the basin of the river Club...
- Diamond plate, also known as checker plate, tread plate and Durbar floor plate, is a type of metal stock with a regular pattern of raised diamonds or lines...
- The epiphyseal plate (or epiphysial plate, physis, or growth plate) is a hyaline cartilage plate in the metaphysis at each end of a long bone. It is the...
- Ground-Plate...Window-plate [obsolete]..." etc. Also called a wall plate, raising plate, or top plate, An exception to the use of the term plate for a...
- Registrants provided their own license plates for display until 1914, when the state began to issue plates. Plates are currently issued by the California...
- A sill plate or sole plate in construction and architecture is the bottom horizontal member of a wall or building to which vertical members are attached...
- An anchor plate, floor plate or wall washer is a large plate or washer connected to a tie rod or bolt. Anchor plates are used on exterior walls of masonry...
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