Translation of plate in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 countable (dish) he ate a whole plate of ricedinner at $100 a platese comió un plato entero de arrozto hand o give something to somebody on a platecena a 100 dólares el cubiertoto have a lot/too much on one's plateservirle algo a alguien en bandejaas if I didn't have enough on my platetener muchas/demasiadas cosas entre manosplate warmercomo si no tuviera bastantes problemasExample sentences1.2 countable (Religion)
also: collection platealso: Communion plateExample sentences1.3 countable (prize)
- A pile of rugs and blankets lay within, pillar candles perched all about, set on dinner plates from the china closet.
- Empty plates are warmed before food is served, which is a nice touch.
- Make sure you hear that little pop in the bottle when you open it, and also to serve the baby food onto a plate rather than just serving it straight out of the bottle.
Example sentences1.4 uncountable (dishes)
- The Hon Rev F J Nile and The Hon G Moyes refrained from passing round the plate for tithes.
- Congregations in two Yorkshire dioceses have turned out to be among the most generous in the country when it comes to putting money on the plate at Anglican churches.
- At the same time bible-based cults may ridicule churches that take up free-will offerings by passing collection plates and/or sell literature and tapes.
1.5 countable (on cooker)
- Hounslow's Rhenu Khuttan won the girls badminton plate competition and Sandeep Gupta was narrowly defeated in the boys quarter-finals.
- His victory in the most recent plate race is a sterling example.
- Naas now go forward to play in the plate competition, the final of which they reached two seasons ago with this team, narrowly losing on that occasion to Skerries.
- 2 2.1 countable (of metal)(thin)(of glass)2.2 uncountable (coating)Example sentences2.3 countable (Geology)
- They could melt down the coins and convert the monetary metals into jewelry and plate, or have them exported along with new gold and silver from the mines.
- To his granddaughter Elizabeth Hall, all his plate except the bowl left to Judith.
- On the Wednesday afternoon an extended section of plate, silver and jewellery was offered including quite a number of trade entries.
- Properties of wrought products depend to some extent on the quality of the ingot from which they were made, especially thick plates or strip made from thin castings.
- Damping is incorporated in the rear line of columns in the form of sheets of visco-elastic material clamped between steel plates.
- Tap shoes have thin metal plates, usually made of aluminium, screwed onto the sole and heel, allowing dancers to create percussive effects as they move.
- 3 countable 3.1 (Photography) 3.2 (Art, Printing)Example sentences3.3 (illustration)
- The bank engraves banknote images into metal plates by hand and uses special inks and watermarks to prevent forgery.
- Grice traced the final illustrations onto metal plates and placed them in a heat vacuum machine to create multiple copies of molded plastic pages.
- But left and right are reversed in an etching, which is made by scratching lines on a metal plate and using the plate to make a print.
- Build a theme around the picture or print on the plates and paper goods.
- After the lead-in, the rest of the book consists of colour plates with extended captions that are as interesting as the photographs themselves.
- The books contain 606 plates illustrating 92 percent of the 1189 taxa in the keys.
- 4 countable 4.1 (Cars)(license o (British English) number) plate 4.2 (plaque)Example sentences
- It is a brass plate inscribed with the name of a passenger on the ship, Colonel Edward James.
- I also had my own stall now with a brass plate on the stall door with my name.
- Engraved on a metal plate next to the door was the name Entertainment Room.
- By December 1, 2005, all trucks and trailers of more than 10 tons must also have new plates and registration documents.
- It is thought another motorist has cloned the plate to try to escape the £5-a-day congestion charge.
- You can only have a plate which is the same age as or older than the car.
- 1.1 (coat) See examples:to plate something
withsomethinggold-/silver-platedrecubrir algo dealgo1.2 (encase)enchapado en oro/en plata(machine/armored car)(ship)Example sentences
- The bow was plated with metal so it could handle that, but the ship had never been designed as an icebreaker.
- Two large ships, plated with the same grey metal, lay at anchor inside the calm area behind the massive breakwater defences, while others listed and rolled in the water, on the verge of capsizing.
- Some knights were cited as wearing mail gloves under their plated gauntlets for added strength.
- The nickel is plated on the alloy or steel by using heat and chemistry.
- Magnesium, titanium, zirconium, niobium, tantalum, molybdenum and tungsten may be soldered if they are plated with a solderable metal coating such as silver.
- Other plated metals include nickel, copper, and gold.
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