Definition of hotplate in English:

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hotplate

Pronunciation: /ˈhɒtpleɪt/

noun

A flat heated surface (or a set of these), typically metal or ceramic, used for cooking food or keeping it hot: he scrubbed the oven and hotplate
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  • The stunning yellow kitchen with its five ovens, flat and ridged hotplates, Aga, huge granite work surface and bewildering equipment is alien territory.
  • Sometimes items such as bacon, steak, or eggs are cooked on a metal hotplate, and are also said to be ‘griddled’.
  • The thin sections were floated in water on a glass slide and melted onto the slide surface using a hotplate.

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