plate

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  • He used this knowledge to his advantage by standing closer to the plate.
  • At the table, larger pieces would be cut up to be served on smaller plates.
  • Some groups allow for a more defensive game by making home plate a force out for first base.
  • A full meal may be available for a special price, sometimes called a blue-plate special.
  • They would receive their official title on several golden plates of several meters tall.
  • The plates which were taken generally still exist, but cover only half of the sky.
  • He remained productive at the plate early on, but could do little else.
  • Besides, there wasn't enough room left on these plates to write very much.
  • Minnesota has a similar program, where the plates are white with either blue or black text.
  • If sharing food with someone else, move it directly from one plate to another.
  • The police noted their data and the number-plate, and photographed their cars.
  • Umpires will make calls based on where the ball lands behind the plate.
  • This would have placed it at an estimated from home plate.
  • He was expected to play about four matches in the tournament's second division - the Plate League.
  • In addition to this wide plate coverage, he also had great bat control.
  • Initially the oil drops are allowed to fall between the plates with the electric field turned off.
  • These replaced the copper-plates being used instead as a means of payment.
  • A damp piece of paper is placed over the plate and it is run through the press.
  • Some of them divided medially on the surface to form two plates beside each other.
  • While some manufacturers use cast steel in their plates, most prefer cast iron.
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Meaning of plate

  • noun A sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic
  • noun A full-page illustration (usually on slick paper)
  • noun Dish on which food is served or from which food is eaten
  • noun The quantity contained in a plate
  • noun A rigid layer of the earth's crust that is believed to drift slowly
  • noun The thin under portion of the forequarter
  • noun A main course served on a plate
    a vegetable plate, the blue plate special
  • noun Any flat platelike body structure or part
  • noun The positively charged electrode in a vacuum tube
  • noun A flat sheet of metal or glass on which a photographic image can be recorded
  • noun Structural member consisting of a horizontal beam that provides bearing and anchorage
  • noun A shallow receptacle for collection in church
  • noun A metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)
  • verb Coat with a layer of metal
    plate spoons with silver