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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.
Translations of “plate”
in Korean 접시…
in Arabic صَحْن…
in French assiette, plaque, argenterie…
in Italian piatto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 盤, 盤子,碟子, 一碟…
in Russian тарелка, пластина, лист (металла…
in Turkish tabak, sahan, tabaka…
in Polish talerz, płyta, proteza…
in Portuguese prato…
in German die Platte, das Geschirr, das Schild…
in Catalan plat pla…
in Japanese 皿, 平皿…
in Chinese (Simplified) 盘, 盘子,碟子, 一盘…
(Definition of plate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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