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English definition of “hotplate”

hotplate

noun [C]     /ˈhɒt.pleɪt/ US  /ˈhɑːt-/
a small cooker that can be moved, on which pans of food are heatedKitchen appliances UK a round flat metal surface on an electric cooker, on which pans of food are heatedKitchen appliances
(Definition of hotplate noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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