Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of platemaker.

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Examples

  • The smell of wet clay drying in steam diffused from underneath was very unpleasant, and caused one of the ministers to cough violently, whereupon the guide explained that the platemakers 'departments were considered the most unhealthy of any in the works; the people who worked there, he said, usually suffered from what is known as the potter's asthma.

    A Mummer's Wife

  • The entrance was from an immense corridor, prolonged by shadow and divided down the middle by presses full of drying earthenware, the smell of which was not, however, as strong as in the platemakers 'place, and the difference was noticed by the clergyman with the cough.

    A Mummer's Wife

  • A sixth union, a small platemakers union, has refused to participate in the process.

    RockyMountainNews.com

  • Michigan's Warren Bank is the 96th failure of 2009 trade unions -- the mailers and platemakers -- approved concessions Friday being sought by bidders for the company.

    WN.com - Business News

  • Absolutely precise absorbency, capable of accepting the finest engraving the platemakers can achieve. "

    Killing Floor

  • Absolutely precise absorbency, capable of accepting the finest engraving the platemakers can achieve.”

    Killing Floor

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