Synonyms of 'plate'
a shallow dish made of porcelain, earthenware, glass, etc., on which food is servedScott piled his plate with food.
the contents of a platea huge plate of bacon and eggs
a thin coating of metal usually on another metalThe beam is strengthened by a steel plate 6 millimetres thick.
a small piece of metal or plastic with an inscription, fixed to another surfacea brass plate on his office door
a print taken from such a sheet or from a woodcutThe book has 55 colour plates.
He made his illustrations of birds as he travelled in America.
drawing a small picture with coloured chalks
He wants to take some photographs of the house.
Hogarth's famous series of prints
the engraving of Shakespeare at the front of the book
to coat (a metal surface) with a thin layer of another metalsmall steel balls plated with chrome or gold
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in the sense of cover
to extend over or lie thickly on the surface ofShe was soaking wet and covered with mud.
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