English dictionary definition of:

plate


Noun

  • a dental appliance that artificially replaces missing teeth
  • (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score
  • dish on which food is served or from which food is eaten
  • a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)
  • a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic
  • a shallow receptacle for collection in church
  • structural member consisting of a horizontal beam that provides bearing and anchorage
  • a full-page illustration (usually on slick paper)
  • a flat sheet of metal or glass on which a photographic image can be recorded
  • the positively charged electrode in a vacuum tube
  • any flat platelike body structure or part
  • a main course served on a plate
  • the thin under portion of the forequarter
  • a rigid layer of the Earth's crust that is believed to drift slowly
  • the quantity contained in a plate

Verb

  • coat with a layer of metal

Thesaurus

denture home plateful scale shell

Spellzone course content

View spelling list a-e words - set 1 and learn about the word plate in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?.

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Scrabble score for plate


Scrabble score = 7

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