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Another word for plate

  1. Domestic utensils

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  2. A flat surface

      1. A horizontal layer of material, especially one of several parallel layers arranged one on top of another.
      2. A bed or layer of sedimentary rock that is visually distinguishable from adjacent beds or layers.
      3. Any of the regions of the atmosphere, such as the troposphere, that occur as layers.
      1. A thin broad piece cut from a larger object:
      2. An often wedge-shaped piece cut from a larger, usually circular object:
      3. A portion or share:
      1. A thin plate, sheet, or layer.
      2. The expanded area of a leaf or petal; a blade.
      3. The bladelike part of a kelp.
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  3. A full-page illustration

      1. The process of reproducing graphic material by transferring the image photographically to a plate or another surface, which is then etched for printing.
      2. A plate prepared by this process.
      3. A reproduction made by this process.
      1. A method of engraving a copper or steel plate by scraping and burnishing areas to produce effects of light and shadow.
      2. A print made from a plate engraved by mezzotint.
      1. The art or technique of one that engraves.
      2. A design or text engraved on a surface.
      3. An engraved surface for printing.
      1. To penetrate with a sharp edge; strike a narrow opening in.
      2. To separate into parts with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument; sever:
      3. To sever the edges or ends of; shorten:
      1. A metal plate used in letterpress printing, made by electroplating a lead or plastic mold of the page to be printed.
      2. The process of making an electrotype.
      1. A block of wood on whose surface a design for printing is engraved along the grain.
      2. A print made from a woodcut.
      1. The art of preparing etched plates, especially metal plates, from which designs and pictures are printed.
      2. A design etched on a plate.
      3. An impression made from an etched plate.
      1. A print produced by lithography.
      2. To produce by lithography.
      1. An image, especially a positive print, recorded by exposing a photosensitive surface to light, especially in a camera.
      2. To take a photograph of.
      3. To practice photography.
  4. A flattish dish

  5. Food served on a plate, sense 4

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  6. *In baseball, the base immediately before the catcher

      1. A place where one lives; a residence.
      2. The physical structure within which one lives, such as a house or apartment.
      3. A dwelling place together with the family or social unit that occupies it; a household.
      1. A base, usually consisting of a hard rubber slab, at one of the corners of a diamond at which a batter stands when hitting and which a base runner must finally touch in order to score.
      1. An objective toward which players of certain games, such as backgammon, progress.
      2. Home plate.
      3. A base of operations; a headquarters.
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      1. To electroplate with platinum.
      1. To cover or coat with or as if with a crust:
      2. To decorate by inlaying or overlaying with a contrasting material:
      1. A vitreous, usually opaque, protective or decorative coating baked on metal, glass, or ceramic ware.
      2. An object having such a coating, as in a piece of cloisonné.
      3. A coating that dries to a hard glossy finish:
      1. A lustrous white, ductile, malleable metallic element, occurring both uncombined and in ores such as argentite, having the highest thermal and electrical conductivity of the metals. It is highly valued for jewelry, tableware, and other ornamental use and is widely used in coinage, photography, dental and soldering alloys, electrical contacts, and printed circuits. Atomic number 47; atomic weight 107.868; melting point 961.78°C; boiling point 2,162°C; specific gravity 10.50 (20°C); valence 1, 2.
      2. This metallic element as a commodity or medium of exchange.
      3. Coins made of this metallic element.
      1. Chromium or a chromium alloy.
      2. Something plated with a chromium alloy.
      3. A pigment containing chromium.
      1. Any of various alloys of copper and tin in various proportions, sometimes with traces of other metals.
      2. Any of various alloys of copper, with or without tin, and antimony, phosphorus, or other components.
      3. A work of art made of one of these alloys.
      1. A silvery, hard, ductile, ferromagnetic metallic element used in corrosion-resistant alloys, stainless steel, catalysts for hydrogenation, and batteries, and for electroplating. Atomic number 28; atomic weight 58.69; melting point 1,455°C; boiling point 2,913°C; specific gravity 8.902; valence 0, 1, 2, 3.
      2. A coin of the United States or Canada worth five cents.
      3. To coat with nickel.
      1. To cover with or as if with a thin layer of gold.
      2. To give an often deceptively attractive or improved appearance to.
      3. To smear with blood.
      1. To lay or spread over or on.
      2. To cover the surface of with a decorative layer or design:
      3. To embellish superficially:
      1. A flat thin piece or layer; a chip.
      2. A stone fragment removed from a core or from another flake by percussion or pressure, serving as a preform or as a tool or blade itself.
      3. A small piece; a bit.
      1. One of the many small hard dermal or epidermal structures that characteristically form the external covering of fishes and reptiles and certain mammals, such as pangolins.
      2. A similar part in other animals, such as one of the thin flat overlapping structures that cover the wings of butterflies and moths.
      3. A small, thin, often flattened plant structure, such as one of the modified leaves that cover a tree bud or one of the structures that contain the reproductive organs on the cones of a conifer.
      1. One that lays:
      2. A hen kept for laying eggs.
      3. A single thickness of a material covering a surface or forming an overlying part or segment:
      1. To form, arrange, or deposit in layers.
      2. To preserve (seeds) by placing them between layers of moist sand or similar material.
      3. To arrange or separate into castes, classes, or social levels.
      1. To cover with a thin sheet of material, as for preservation.
      2. To beat or compress (metal) into a thin plate or sheet.
      3. To divide into thin layers.
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