Translation of "plate" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /pleɪt/ us /pleɪt/

A1 a flat, round object that is used for putting food on

plato llano
a dinner plate
a plate of biscuits

(Translation of “plate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


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

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.

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

revestimiento, chapado
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.

(Translation of “plate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)