plates meaning

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    Definition of plates in English Dictionary

  • NounBFplate
    1. plural of plate.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The silver plating on that cheap silverware will wear off.
        • ( geology ) The process in which one tectonic plate moves beneath another and sinks into the mantle at a convergent plate boundary.
        • Culture plates were reincubated for a further 24 h if there was no growth after overnight incubation or predominant morphotype seen in Gram smear had not yet been isolated.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • He was so hungry that he ate up everything on his plate.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Noun forms
          • Noun plural forms
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      1. fr plates
      2. en platesful
      3. fr plates-bandes
      4. fr plates-formes
      5. en plates of meat
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of plates for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "plates" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form.
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