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Plate may refer to a range of objects, which have in common being thin and flat relative to their surroundings or context:
- Plate (dishware), a broad, mainly flat vessel commonly used to serve food
- Flat metal, such as structural steel, not as thin as sheet metal
- Plating, the deposition of metallic layers
- Silver plate, base metal plated with silver
- Tableware, dishware and cutlery made of metal, especially precious metals such as silver or gold
- A physical approximation of a theoretical plate in separation processes.
- An appendage of the Stegosauria group of dinosaurs.
- Plate electrode, a type of electrode used in vacuum tubes.
- Petri plate, a shallow dish on which biological cultures may be grown and/or viewed.
- Tectonic plate in geology.
- Plate tectonics, the study of the movement of such plates.
- Wilhelmy plate, used to measure tension at an interface between air and a liquid or between two liquids.
Printing and photography
- A printing medium:
- An alternative term for a (part of a) "tipped-in page", a page in a book used to carry one or more images rather than text.
- Photographic plate, a medium from which a photograph may be developed.
- A forequarter cut of beef.
- A weight of, typically, 45 lbs (20 kg) in Olympic weightlifting.
- An element of a folding machine.
- Approach plate, a chart used by a pilot to perform an instrument approach and landing on a runway.
- Dynamic compression plate, a metallic plate used in orthopedics to fix bone.
- Home plate, a location on a baseball field.
- In heraldry, a silver roundel
- L-plate (learner plate), a sign attached to a vehicle to indicate that the driver has a provisional driving license.
- Plate (metal), rectangular metal stock that is more than 6 mm or 0.25 in thick.
- Plate (surname).
- Plate, Germany, a municipality in Parchim, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.
- Service-specific front plate, a faceplate used in British telecommunications sockets.
- To present food on a plate.
- Vehicle registration plate (license plate), a sign attached to a vehicle in order to identify it.
- Wall plate, a vertical component used in building construction.
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- Plate armour, body armor made from metal plates.
- Plate camera, an early type of camera that used photographic plates.
- Plate theory, a theory used in continuum mechanics to explain thin solids.
- Faceplate (disambiguation).
- River Plate (disambiguation).
- Tourelle de la Plate, a lighthouse in France.
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