Spanish translation of “plate”
plate noun /pleit/
› a shallow dish for holding food etc
china plates. › a sheet of metal etc
The ship was built of steel plates. › articles made of, or plated with, usually gold or silver
a collection of gold plate. › a flat piece of metal inscribed with eg a name, for fixing to a door, or with a design etc, for use in printing.
› an illustration in a book, usually on glossy paper
The book has ten full-colour plates. › (also dental plate) a piece of plastic that fits in the mouth with false teeth attached to it.
› a sheet of glass etc coated with a sensitive film, used in photography.
plated adjective › covered with a thin layer of a different metal
gold-plated dishes. plateful noun › the complete contents of a plate
a plateful of potatoes two platefuls of chips. plating noun › a thin covering of metal
silver-plating. plate glass noun › a kind of glass made in thick sheets for windows, mirrors etc.
vidrio/cristal cilindrado; luna
(also adjective) a plate-glass window.