A plain metal disk from which a coin is made.
- The leachate was separated from the solids by centrifugation, and the dissolved polonium isotopes in the liquid were plated spontaneously onto a silver planchet.
- The most basic type of planchet error is when the wrong planchet is fed into a press.
Early 17th century: diminutive of earlier planch 'slab of metal', from Old French planche 'plank, slab'.
For editors and proofreaders
Definition of planchet in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.