plate

  1. a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic
  2. (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score
  3. a full-page illustration (usually on slick paper)
  4. dish on which food is served or from which food is eaten
  5. a rigid layer of the lithosphere that is believed to drift slowly
  6. the thin under portion of the forequ......

    plate

    1. Small, flat, flaky crystal. 2. The definition of the section of rock present by fault areas.
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    Plate

    Radio valve (or tube) component, more commonly referred to as anode (US).
    Found on http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/marconi/collection/glossary.php

    Plate

    Sill plate: a horizontal member anchored to a masonry wall. Sole plate: bottom horizontal member of a frame wall. Top plate: top horizontal member of a frame wall supporting ceiling joists, rafters, or other members.
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    Plate

    - Normally a 2 X 4 or 2 X 6 that lays horizontally within a framed structure, such as:
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    Plate

    (abbr.) Armor Plate.
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    Plate

    (Battery) The electrode of a cell consisting of a current collector and a positive or negative active material.
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    plate

    (from the article `climate`) ...which the oxygen atoms form an open lattice (network) with hexagonally symmetrical structure. According to a recent internationally accepted ...
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    plate

    (from the article `Earth`) The lithospheric outer shell of Earth is not one continuous piece but is broken, like a slightly cracked eggshell, into about a dozen major separate ... The material moved laterally from spreading ridges to subduction zones includes plates of rock up to 60 mi (100 km) thick. This rigid outer shell of ... On...
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    plate

    (from the article `embossing`) ...patterns on the surface of metal, leather, textiles, paper, and other similar substances. Strictly speaking, the term is applicable only to raised ... process of transferring writing from a master copy to another form. There are three basic methods of imprinting: (1) spirit hectograph master cards, ......
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    plate

    (from the article `photography, history of`) ...then printed in ink. Not artistically trained, NiƩpce devised a method by which light could draw the pictures he needed. He oiled an engraving to ... For studio and commercial photography the view, or technical, camera takes single exposures on sheet films (formerly plates) usually ...
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    plate

    (from the article `solids, mechanics of`) The 1700s and early 1800s were a productive period during which the mechanics of simple elastic structural elements were developed—well before the ... Plates are produced by hot-rolling, the technology for which developed in the early 19th century. In order to produce sheet from plate, the ...
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    Plate

    (i) An image printed separately from the text, often on different or higher quality paper. (ii) The printing plate from which an image is produced.
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    plate

    (plāt) a flat stratum or layer. dental plate; sometimes, by extension, incorrectly used to designate a complete denture. a flat vessel, usually a Petri dish, containing sterile solid medium for the culture of microorganisms. to prepare a culture medium in a petri dish, or to inoc...
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    plate

    [n] - the quantity contained in a plate 2. [n] - a rigid layer of the lithosphere that is believed to drift slowly 3. [n] - the thin under portion of the forequarter 4. [n] - a main course served on a plate 5. [n] - any flat platelike body structure or part 6. [n] - the positively charged electrode in a vacuum tube 7. [n]...
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    Plate

    • (n.) Loosely, a sporting contest for a prize; specif., in horse racing, a race for a prize, the contestants not making a stake. • (n.) A very light steel racing horsehoe. • (n.) Skins for fur linings of garments, sewed together and roughly shaped, but not finally cut or fitted. • (n.) One of the thin parts of the bricket of an...
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    plate

    noun a flat sheet of metal or glass on which a photographic image can be recorded
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    plate

    noun dish on which food is served or from which food is eaten
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    Plate

    [dishware] A plate is a broad, concave, but mainly flat vessel on which food can be served. A plate can also be used for ceremonial or decorative purposes. ==Design== ===Shape=== A plate is composed of: ===Materials=== Plates are commonly made from ceramic materials such as bone china, porcelain, and stoneware, as well as other materials li...
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    Plate

    [structure] A plate is a structural element which is characterized by two key properties. Firstly, its geometric configuration is a three-dimensional solid whose thickness is very small when compared with other dimensions. Secondly, the effects of the loads that are expected to be applied on it only generate stresses whose resultants are, i...
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    Plate

    Plate noun [ Old French plate a plate of metal, a cuirsas, French plat a plate, a shallow vessel of silver, other metal, or earth, from plat flat, Greek .... See Place , noun ] 1. A flat, or nearly flat, piece of metal, the thickness of which...
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    Plate

    Plate transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Plated ; present participle & verbal noun Plating .] 1. To cover or overlay with gold, silver, or other metals, either by a mechanical process, as hammering, or by a chemical proc...
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    plate

    1. A flat, or nearly flat, piece of metal, the thickness of which is small in comparison with the other dimensions; a thick sheet of metal; as, a steel plate. ... 2. Metallic armor composed of broad pieces. 'Mangled . . . Through plate and mail.' (Milton) ... 3. Domestic vessels and utensils, as flagons, dishes, cups, etc, wrought in gold or silver...
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    Plate

    1. One of about fifteen rigid sections of the Earth's surface; a section of the Earth's surface bordered by seismic activity (earthquakes and volcanoes). 2. Pieces of calcium carbonate forming the outer shell of some marine creatures, for example echinoids
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    Plate

    1) A type of reverb device where a large metal sheet is suspended on spring clips and driven like a speaker cone.
    2) An electrode in a tube that receives the electrons.
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