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noun as in memorial


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On the numerous local excursions I’ve made since last March, I’ve taken in architectural details — in buildings, in bridges, in subways — and spotted historical plaques on streets I’ve walked countless times.

In 2012, around the time of the 70th anniversary of the transport, the author was living in Europe and visited the train station at Poprad, where she found a plaque dedicated to the memory of the girls with candles lit around it.

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When the Guinness World Records awarded him a plaque for having the strangest diet, he ate that too.

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In Giaime’s office at the end of the tour, he pointed to a plaque on his wall.

Indeed, the scans of those who reported less or compromised sleep showed higher levels of amyloid plaques than the scans of those who slept better.

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Added to drinking water at concentrations of around one part per million, fluoride ions stick to dental plaque.

The quote appears on the bronze plaque the players touch before they take the field for home games.

The plaque honoring “la Nueve” speaks to how memory is often overlaid by the hedging of history.

Lactobacillus reuteri LR-1 or LR-2 promote oral health by binding to teeth and gums, preventing plaque formation in the mouth.

The percussion rolls like thunder, the woodwinds climax, the camera swoops upward, and we see the brass plaque: The Olive Garden.

A plaque upon a red corpuscle is surrounded by a colorless zone rather than by a distinct blue body.

Fig. 38 represents portions of a bronze plaque from that country, used on a ceinture or belt.

The aboriginal women of Brazil wore a triangular shield or plaque over their private parts.

Fedora sauntered slowly around the rooms, leaning over and staking a gold plaque here and there.

This plaque was stolen, I believe, while the other riches were gifts from King Montezuma.

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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to plaque, such as: badge, decoration, medal, nameplate, plate, and slab.

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