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Contemplator
Contemplator Con"tem*pla`tor (?; 277), n. [L.] One who contemplates. --Sir T. Browne.
Neoplatonic
Neoplatonic Ne`o*pla"ton"ic, a. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, Neoplatonism or the Neoplatonists.
Neoplatonician
Neoplatonician Ne`o*pla`to*ni"cian, n. A neoplatonist.
Neoplatonism
Neoplatonism Ne`o*pla"to*nism, n. [Neo- + Platonism.] A pantheistic eclectic school of philosophy, of which Plotinus was the chief (A. D. 205-270), and which sought to reconcile the Platonic and Aristotelian systems with Oriental theosophy. It tended to mysticism and theurgy, and was the last product of Greek philosophy.
Neoplatonist
Neoplatonist Ne`o*pla"to*nist, n. One who held to Neoplatonism; a member of the Neoplatonic school.
Platoeceticus Gloveri
Bagworm Bag"worm`, n. (Zo["o]l.) One of several lepidopterous insects which construct, in the larval state, a baglike case which they carry about for protection. One species (Plat[oe]ceticus Gloveri) feeds on the orange tree. See Basket worm.
Platometer
Platometer Pla*tom"e*ter, n. [Gr. ? flat + -meter.] See Planimeter.
Platonic
Platonic Pla*ton"ic, n. A follower of Plato; a Platonist.
Platonic
Platonic Pla*ton"ic, Platonical Pla*ton"ic*al, a. [L. Platonicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. platonique.] 1. Of or pertaining to Plato, or his philosophy, school, or opinions. 2. Pure, passionless; nonsexual; philosophical. Platonic bodies, the five regular geometrical solids; namely, the tetrahedron, hexahedron or cube, octahedron, dodecahedron, and icosahedron. Platonic love, a pure, spiritual affection, subsisting between persons of opposite sex, unmixed with carnal desires, and regarding the mind only and its excellences; -- a species of love for which Plato was a warm advocate.
Platonic bodies
Platonic Pla*ton"ic, Platonical Pla*ton"ic*al, a. [L. Platonicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. platonique.] 1. Of or pertaining to Plato, or his philosophy, school, or opinions. 2. Pure, passionless; nonsexual; philosophical. Platonic bodies, the five regular geometrical solids; namely, the tetrahedron, hexahedron or cube, octahedron, dodecahedron, and icosahedron. Platonic love, a pure, spiritual affection, subsisting between persons of opposite sex, unmixed with carnal desires, and regarding the mind only and its excellences; -- a species of love for which Plato was a warm advocate.
Platonic love
Platonic Pla*ton"ic, Platonical Pla*ton"ic*al, a. [L. Platonicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. platonique.] 1. Of or pertaining to Plato, or his philosophy, school, or opinions. 2. Pure, passionless; nonsexual; philosophical. Platonic bodies, the five regular geometrical solids; namely, the tetrahedron, hexahedron or cube, octahedron, dodecahedron, and icosahedron. Platonic love, a pure, spiritual affection, subsisting between persons of opposite sex, unmixed with carnal desires, and regarding the mind only and its excellences; -- a species of love for which Plato was a warm advocate.
Platonic year
Platonic year (Astron.), a period of time determined by the revolution of the equinoxes, or the space of time in which the stars and constellations return to their former places in respect to the equinoxes; -- called also great year. This revolution, which is caused by the precession of the equinoxes, is accomplished in about 26,000 years. --Barlow.
Platonical
Platonic Pla*ton"ic, Platonical Pla*ton"ic*al, a. [L. Platonicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. platonique.] 1. Of or pertaining to Plato, or his philosophy, school, or opinions. 2. Pure, passionless; nonsexual; philosophical. Platonic bodies, the five regular geometrical solids; namely, the tetrahedron, hexahedron or cube, octahedron, dodecahedron, and icosahedron. Platonic love, a pure, spiritual affection, subsisting between persons of opposite sex, unmixed with carnal desires, and regarding the mind only and its excellences; -- a species of love for which Plato was a warm advocate.
Platonically
Platonically Pla*ton"ic*al*ly, adv. In a Platonic manner.
Platonist
Platonist Pla"to*nist, n. One who adheres to the philosophy of Plato; a follower of Plato. --Hammond.
Platonize
Platonize Pla"to*nize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Platonized; p. pr. & vb. n. Platonizing.] To adopt the opinion of Plato or his followers. --Milner.
Platonize
Platonize Pla"to*nize, v. t. To explain by, or accomodate to, the Platonic philosophy. --Enfield.
Platonized
Platonize Pla"to*nize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Platonized; p. pr. & vb. n. Platonizing.] To adopt the opinion of Plato or his followers. --Milner.
Platonizer
Platonizer Pla"to*ni`zer, n. One who Platonizes.
Platonizing
Platonize Pla"to*nize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Platonized; p. pr. & vb. n. Platonizing.] To adopt the opinion of Plato or his followers. --Milner.
Platoon
Platoon Pla*toon", n. [F. peloton a ball of thread, a knot or group of men, a platoon, from pelote a ball formed of things wound round. See Pellet.] (Mil.) (a) Formerly, a body of men who fired together; also, a small square body of soldiers to strengthen the angles of a hollow square. (b) Now, in the United States service, half of a company.

Meaning of Plato from wikipedia

- Plato (/ˈpleɪtoʊ/ PLAY-toe; Gr****: Πλάτων Plátōn, pronounced [plá.tɔːn] in Cl****ical Attic; 428/427 or 424/423 – 348/347 BC) was an Athenian philosopher...
- Plato (428/427 or 424/423 – 348/347 BCE) was a Gr**** philosopher. Plato may also refer to: Plato (comic poet) (fl. 420–391 BCE) Plato of Bactria (2nd...
- aut****d by Plato around 375 BC, concerning justice (δικαιοσύνη), the order and character of the just city-state, and the just man. It is Plato's best-known...
- Dana Mic****e Plato (née Strain; November 7, 1964 – May 8, 1999) was an American actress and model. She was known for portraying Kimberly Drummond on...
- PLATO (Programmed Logic for Automatic Teaching Operations) was the first generalized computer-****isted instruction system. Starting in 1960, it ran on...
- The Allegory of the cave, or Plato's Cave, is an allegory presented by the Gr**** philosopher Plato in his work Republic (514a–520a) to compare "the effect...
- Ideas is a philosophical theory, concept, or world-view, attributed to Plato, that the physical world is not as real or true as timeless, absolute, unchangeable...
- (Ancient Gr****: Συμπόσιον, Sympósion [sympósi̯on]) is a philosophical text by Plato dated c. 385–370 BC. It depicts a friendly contest of extemporaneous speeches...
- cl****ical writers composing after his lifetime, particularly his students Plato and Xenophon. Other sources include the contemporaneous Antisthenes, Aristippus...
- Ἀπολογία Σωκράτους, Apología Sokrátous; Latin: Apologia Socratis), written by Plato, is a Socratic dialogue of the speech of legal self-defence which Socrates...
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