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noun as in dish or meal served

noun as in sheet, panel

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While it doesn’t have a dry cycle, it’s still very efficient at getting those leftovers off the plate so all you have to do is dry them as you put them up.

This was a huge shift going from not knowing whether her technical SEO tickets were prioritized above a mystery plate of work tasks to developers caring about SEO every bit as much as they might frontend design details.

The home plate umpire then hears a voice through an earpiece.

So they’re letting streaming services take some off their plates.

From Quartz

Known as Borealopelta markmitchelli, this plant-muncher had been covered in plates of armor.

Using a heatproof slotted spoon, remove the shallots to a paper towel-lined plate.

Allow beans to cool completely then remove to a paper towel-lined plate to dry.

The young man had the presence of mind to tail Gaylard Williams out of the park and jot down his license plate.

Chris Stein of Blondie catches Ramone with an “aw, shucks” expression just after he drops a plate of food.

In another case, a whole plate of uneaten food (including nuts, hummus and raisins) was pureed and inserted rectally.

Well, the pudding moment arrived, and a huge slice almost obscured from sight the plate before us.

He conducts this ceremony with the greatest solemnity, occasionally pronouncing these incantatory words, "Plate or shell, sah?"

We sat down pell-mell, anywhere, I next to Liszt, who kept putting things on my plate.

He silenced her with a gesture, and, leaving a piece of toast half-eaten on his plate, he got up and went into his study.

The prizes were plate, and the profits were to be expended in repairing the havens of the kingdom.


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On this page you'll find 66 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to plate, such as: bowl, platter, serving, casserole, course, and helping.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.