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See definition of plates on Dictionary.com
  • noundish or meal served
  • nounsheet, panel
  • verbcoat with metallic material

synonyms for plates

  • bowl
  • platter
  • serving
  • casserole
  • course
  • helping
  • portion
  • service
  • trencher
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Cystin crystals are colorless, highly refractive, rather thick, hexagonal plates with well-defined edges.
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Upon addition of acetic acid they dissolve, and rhombic plates of uric acid appear.
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We dine late, and as there are a good many boarders, it takes some time always to change the plates.
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The crystals are dark-brown rhombic plates lying singly or in crosses, and are easily recognized (Fig. 83).
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Before that time we always put rope-yarn between the lap of the boiler-plates to make the seams tight.
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Provisions are to some extent protected from them, by placing the legs of the tables and presses in plates filled with water.
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I have also engaged all the boiler-plates in the county, which will be sent to-day to the different workmen.
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Petri dish or cleaned photographic plates for sputum examination.
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They ascended to the finest of these restaurants and found a merchant's party eating at round tables from dolls' plates.
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The body shields of the head pass gradually into the dorsal plates.
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