from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A rectangular, usually metal plate that bears a sequence of numbers, letters, or both and is issued by a government to identify an officially registered vehicle.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a tag, usually of metal, bearing a sequence of letters, numbers or both, and placed at the front and back of a motor vehicle, as for identification purposes
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a plate mounted on the front and back of car and bearing the car's registration number
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