English - English Dictionary

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spin the platea game in which something round (as a plate) is spun on edge and the name of a player is called; the named player must catch the spinning object before it falls or pay a forfeit
plateletpheresisplatelets are separated from whole blood and the rest is returned to the donor
platethe position on a baseball team of the player who is stationed behind home plate and who catches the balls that the pitcher throws; "a catcher needs a lot of protective equipment"; "he plays behind the plate"
Cistothorus platensissmall American wren inhabiting wet sedgy meadows
plateau striped whiptailhaving distinct longitudinal stripes: of Colorado Plateau from Arizona to western Colorado
Pleuronectes platessalarge European food fish
Hippoglossoides platessoideslarge American food fish
armor platespecially hardened steel plate used to protect fortifications or vehicles from enemy fire
armour platespecially hardened steel plate used to protect fortifications or vehicles from enemy fire
plate armorspecially hardened steel plate used to protect fortifications or vehicles from enemy fire
plate armourspecially hardened steel plate used to protect fortifications or vehicles from enemy fire
backplateplate armor protecting the back; worn as part of a cuirass
bite platea removable dental appliance that is worn in the palate for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes
biteplatea removable dental appliance that is worn in the palate for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes
boilerplatethick plate iron used in the production of boilers
breastplatearmor plate that protects the chest; the front part of a cuirass
copperplatean engraving consisting of a smooth plate of copper that has been etched or engraved
copperplatea print made from an engraved copperplate
cover platecovering consisting of a plate used to cover over or close in a chamber or receptacle
dental platea dental appliance that artificially replaces missing teeth
platea dental appliance that artificially replaces missing teeth
dessert platea small plate on which dessert can be served
dinner platea plate from which a diner eats during the main course of a meal
doorplatea nameplate fastened to a door; indicates the person who works or lives there
electroplateany artifact that has been plated with a thin coat of metal by electrolysis