Definitions

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  • noun A low-powered semi-portable electric stove.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a portable electric appliance for heating or cooking or keeping food warm

Etymologies

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hot + plate

Examples

  • A plancha is a griddle, the kind of hotplate heated from below that is used in all Spanish restaurant kitchens, but as a verb planchar means to iron clothes and the computer had read it as the third person present of that verb.

    Machines and menus

  • A plancha is a griddle, the kind of hotplate heated from below that is used in all Spanish restaurant kitchens, but as a verb planchar means to iron clothes and the computer had read it as the third person present of that verb.

    6 posts from January 2009

  • A plancha is a griddle, the kind of hotplate heated from below that is used in all Spanish restaurant kitchens, but as a verb planchar means to iron clothes and the computer had read it as the third person present of that verb.

    Machines and menus

  • I eyed the hotplate, the fresh injury Spegg had given the seal, and sighed.

    Blog Fiction | Sci-Fi | Skymap | Station151

  • Spegg brought me a hotplate, a steak knife, and another bowl of snow this morning.

    Blog Fiction | Sci-Fi | Breakfast | Station151

  • Ms. Celmins arrived in Los Angeles in 1962 to begin an MFA at UCLA, where she put aside her fascination with the psychological display and painterly gestures of Abstract Expressionism to render the mundane objects of her studio a glowing hotplate, for example in a meticulously impersonal style.

    Works of Creative Destruction

  • He cooked oatmeal and boiled water for coffee on an electric hotplate in the office.

    In Distress

  • First half — dinner service: Each chef received the opportunity to take a turn at the pass (or “run the hotplate” depending on the lingo you prefer).

    'Hell's Kitchen' recap: The season finale | EW.com

  • Today it was a man, piping batter into rounds on a large electric hotplate to cook what look like pancakes.

    Global Voices in English » Palestine: Qatayef, A Special Ramadan Dessert

  • Probably wont work with my stupid electric hotplate?

    Roast Coffee With A Drill And A Soup Can | Lifehacker Australia

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