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English definition of “plate”

plate

noun
 
 
/pleɪt/
FOOD [C] A1 a flat, round object that is used for putting food on: a dinner plate a plate of biscuitsDishes, bowls, cups and glasses
METAL/GLASS [C] a flat piece of metal or glass: I had a metal plate put in my knee after the accident.Building materials
gold/silver plate metal with a thin layer of gold or silver on topMetals and metalworkingChemical elementsMineralogy
PICTURE [C] a picture in a book → See also license plate, L-plate, number platePrinting and word processingPhotographyPictures
(Definition of plate from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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