Definition of 'plaque'
Example sentences containing 'plaque'
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Loved ones should not have to pay to paint and protect a bench when a very small plaque is attached to it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Fund managers also claim they should have a relatively easy job adapting, thanks to a few new brass plaques and some juicy legal fees. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She loved blue plaques and was always curious about them. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The rest of their skeletons are piled high in plain sight behind commemorative plaques. Times, Sunday Times (2012)One theory is that inflammation swells the plaque that builds up in arteries as we age. The Sun (2007)She had a small silver plaque engraved and fixed to the instrument. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Each comes with an engraved brass plaque. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Blue plaques on each of the buildings confirmed the literary connection. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Let us hope the error was not on the commemorative plaque. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Dental cavities form when plaque and sugar build up on the tooth over time. The Sun (2011)He brushes at some dead leaves with his boot and a small numbered plaque appears. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)Designers hope to use the existing brass plaques and marble centre stone. The Sun (2009)It was only when they arrived at a house with a commemorative plaque that it made sense. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Churches are increasingly being plundered for lead roofs and brass plaques on graves and memorials. The Sun (2012)He was also given a commemorative plaque. The Sun (2014)This is most successful on thicker plaques of psoriasis as the rays are absorbed much deeper into the skin. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The organisation has launched a campaign to increase the number of women honoured with its blue plaques in the capital. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Blue plaques have always bothered me. Times, Sunday Times (2009)When they were killed, they were buried without a memorial stone or plaque. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A plaque on the wall suddenly began to shake for no discernible reason. Love, Medicine and Miracles (1990)The company that forced refugees to wear red wristbands to receive meals has been housing asylum seekers in homes with red plaques on the walls. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The blue plaque on the wall of the house where he rented an attic flat for 18 years is overgrown with honeysuckle. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And on the inside a nice plaque reminds you how special YOU are. The Sun (2014)TEN arrests were made in raids across London as cops seized hundreds of stolen metal plaques and memorials. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'plaque'
British English: plaque /plæk; plɑːk/ NOUN
A plaque is a flat piece of metal or wood, which is fixed to a wall or monument in memory of a person or event.
A plaque was placed at the scene of the accident.
- American English: plaque
- Arabic: لَوْحَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: placa comemorativa
- Chinese: 匾额
- Croatian: plaketa
- Czech: pamětní deska
- Danish: mindeplade
- Dutch: gedenkplaat
- European Spanish: placa
- Finnish: laatta muistolaatta tms.
- French: plaque
- German: Gedenktafel
- Greek: πλάκα
- Italian: placca
- Japanese: 記念銘板
- Korean: 현판
- Norwegian: plakett
- Polish: plakietka
- European Portuguese: placa comemorativa
- Romanian: placă comemorativă
- Russian: памятная доска
- Spanish: placa
- Swedish: skylt
- Thai: แผ่นเหล็กหรือหินสลัก
- Turkish: plaket
- Ukrainian: пам'ятна дошка
- Vietnamese: tấm biển
Definition of plaque from the Collins English Dictionary
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