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  • a flat dish, typically circular and made of china, from which food is eaten or served.
    E.g. he pushed his empty plate to one side and sipped his wine
  • dishes, bowls, cups, and other utensils made of gold, silver, or other metal.
    E.g. an exhibition of the plate belonging to the college
  • a thin, flat sheet or strip of metal or other material, typically one used to join or strengthen things or forming part of a machine.
    E.g. he underwent surgery to have a steel plate put into his leg
  • a thin, flat organic structure or formation.
    E.g. the fused bony plates protect the tortoise's soft parts
  • each of the several rigid pieces of the earth's lithosphere which together make up the earth's surface.
    E.g. the Pacific Ocean plate
  • a sheet of metal, plastic, or other material bearing an image of type or illustrations from which multiple copies are printed.
    E.g. the correct alignment of the plates in four-colour printing
  • a thin piece of plastic moulded to the shape of a person's mouth and gums, to which artificial teeth or another orthodontic appliance are attached.
  • a thin piece of metal that acts as an electrode in a capacitor, battery, or cell.
  • cover (a metal object) with a thin coating of a different metal.
  • serve or arrange (food) on a plate or plates.
    E.g. overcooked vegetables won't look appetizing, no matter how they are plated
  • score or cause to score (a run or runs).
    E.g. Matt Wignot plated two of Clarkson's runs
  • inoculate (cells or infective material) on to a culture plate, especially with the object of isolating a particular strain of microorganisms or estimating viable cell numbers.

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