Definition of pie plate in English:

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pie plate

(also pie pan)


A shallow metal or glass dish with sloping sides in which pies are baked.
Example sentences
  • Pour one can of sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk) into a glass pie plate or shallow baking dish.
  • Pour the granulated sugar into a pie pan or shallow bowl.
  • Line a large 9-inch pie plate or flan dish with shortcrust pastry, oatmeal pastry or potato.

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Syllabification: pie plate

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