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Significado de “plate” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "plate" - Diccionario Inglés

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platenoun

uk   /pleɪt/  us   /pleɪt/
  • plate noun (DISH)

A1 [C] a flat, usually round dish with a slightly raised edge that you eat from or serve food from: paper/plastic/china plates a dinner/salad plate clean/dirty plates There's still lots of food on your plate.
[C] (also plateful) an amount of food on a plate: Stephen ate three plates of spaghetti.

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  • plate noun (FLAT PIECE)

[C] a flat piece of something that is hard and does not bend: Thick bony plates protected the dinosaur against attack. The ship's deck is composed of steel plates.
[C] specialized publishing a flat piece of metal with words and/or pictures on it that can be printed

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  • plate noun (IN BASEBALL)

the plate [S] US
informal for home plate

plateverb [T]

uk   /pleɪt/  us   /pleɪt/
-plated
suffix uk   / -pleɪ.tɪd/  us   / -pleɪ.t̬ɪd/
Gold-plated earrings are much cheaper than solid gold ones.
plating
noun [U] uk   /ˈpleɪ.tɪŋ/  us   /ˈpleɪ.t̬ɪŋ/
gold/silver plating
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of plate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "plate" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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platenoun

 us   /pleɪt/
  • plate noun (DISH)

[C] a flat dish on which food is served or from which it is eaten
(also plateful) [C] an amount of food on a plate: Dominic helped himself to a plate of spaghetti.
  • plate noun (FLAT PIECE)

[C] a flat piece of something that is hard, does not bend, and is usually used to cover something: Large, metal plates covered the trench in the roadway.
  • plate noun (LAYER)

earth science /pleɪt/ [C] one of the large moving layers of rock that the earth's surface is believed to be made of

plateverb [T]

 us   /pleɪt/
  • plate verb [T] (ADD THIN LAYER)

to cover a metal object with a thin layer of another metal, esp. gold or silver: gold plated
(Definition of plate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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