Definition of Plateau. Meaning of Plateau. Synonyms of Plateau

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Definition of Plateau

Plateau
Plateau Pla*teau", n.; pl. F. Plateaux (F. ?; E. ?), E. Plateaus. [F., fr. OF. platel, properly a little plate. See Plate.] 1. A flat surface; especially, a broad, level, elevated area of land; a table-land. 2. An ornamental dish for the table; a tray or salver.

Meaning of Plateau from wikipedia

- geology and physical geography, a plateau ( /pləˈtoʊ/, /plæˈtoʊ/, or /ˈplætoʊ/; French: [pla.to]; plural plateaus or plateaux), also called a high plain...
- The Deccan Plateau is a large plateau in western and southern India. It rises to 100 metres (330 ft) in the north, and to more than 1,000 metres (3,300 ft)...
- PlatEAU is an electronic music project featuring cEvin Key and Phil Western. The project resembles a very loose approach to the Download project featuring...
- The Tibetan Plateau (Tibetan: བོད་ས་མཐོ།, Wylie: bod sa mtho), also known in China as the Qinghai–Tibet Plateau or the Qing–Zang Plateau (Chinese: 青藏高原;...
- volcanic plateau is a plateau produced by volcanic activity. There are two main types: lava plateaus and pyroclastic plateaus. Lava plateaus are formed...
- The ****berland Plateau is the southern part of the Appalachian Plateau in the Appalachian Mountains of the United States. It includes much of eastern...
- fault-separated plateaus: Awapa Plateau Aquarius Plateau Kaiparowits Plateau Markagunt Plateau Paunsaugunt Plateau Sevier Plateau Fishlake Plateau Pavant Plateau Gunnison...
- 2; 76.1 The Kerguelen Plateau ( /ˈkɜːrɡələn/, /kərˈɡeɪlən/), also known as the Kerguelen–Heard Plateau, is an oceanic plateau and a large igneous province...
- The Allegheny Plateau /ˌælɪˈɡeɪni/, in the United States, is a large dissected plateau area in western and central New York, northern and western Pennsylvania...
- The Antarctic Plateau, Polar Plateau or King Haakon VII Plateau, is a large area of East Antarctica which extends over a diameter of about 1,000 kilometres...
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