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Spanish translation of “plate”

plate

noun /pleit/
a shallow dish for holding food etc
plato
china plates.
a sheet of metal etc
placa
The ship was built of steel plates.
articles made of, or plated with, usually gold or silver
vajilla
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.
placa
an illustration in a book, usually on glossy paper
lámina, grabado
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.
dentadura (postiza)
a sheet of glass etc coated with a sensitive film, used in photography.
placa
plated adjective covered with a thin layer of a different metal
chapado
gold-plated dishes.
plateful noun the complete contents of a plate
plato
a plateful of potatoes two platefuls of chips.
plating noun a thin covering of metal
revestimiento, chapado
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.
(Definition of plate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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