Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of plate.

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Examples

  • _Pressing plates_, plates of metal japanned or nickelled, used for giving finish to the leather on a book.

    Bookbinding, and the Care of Books A handbook for Amateurs, Bookbinders & Librarians

  • *luks at plates n finks abowt BBQd rodint awn plates*

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  • And for the first time, viewers will be able to peek at an exclusive after-party called the Governors Ball and watch winners have their name plates engraved and attached to their statuettes.

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  • And for the first time, viewers will be able to peek at an exclusive after-party called the Governors Ball and watch winners have their name plates engraved and attached to their statuettes.

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  • And for the first time, viewers will be able to peek at an exclusive after-party called the Governors Ball and watch winners have their name plates engraved and attached to their statuettes.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • The earlier part of the exhibition serves as a good reference to the time period for the viewer to understand the satire (reading the title plates helps provide a reference as well).

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  • Of course, the $47 fee for S. Dakota plates is a real bargain.

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  • If only the dealership made our name plates big enough to carry some biographical information—Tommy (War Hero), Mickey (University Law Graduate), Jackson (Budding Rap Artist), Lawrence (Bass Player in Mildly Successful mid-1980s Pop Band), Frankie (Loving Father to Two Sons), Tony (High School Heartthrob), Sam (Master Chef)—selling cars might have been a little bit easier.

    California Dreaming

  • If only the dealership made our name plates big enough to carry some biographical information—Tommy (War Hero), Mickey (University Law Graduate), Jackson (Budding Rap Artist), Lawrence (Bass Player in Mildly Successful mid-1980s Pop Band), Frankie (Loving Father to Two Sons), Tony (High School Heartthrob), Sam (Master Chef)—selling cars might have been a little bit easier.

    California Dreaming

  • The line about having "a lot on their plates" is a handy evasion; the military will always have a lot on their plates, just as Harry Truman did in 1948 when he desegregated the troops in the aftermath of World War II and the start of the Cold War.

    If Not Now, When?

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