a flat dish, typically circular and made of china, from which food is eaten or served.
A pile of rugs and blankets lay within, pillar candles perched all about, set on dinner plates from the china closet.
a thin, flat sheet or strip of metal or other material, typically one used to join or strengthen things or forming part of a machine.
he underwent surgery to have a steel plate put into his leg
a sheet of metal, plastic, or some other material bearing an image of type or illustrations from which multiple copies are printed.
The bank engraves banknote images into metal plates by hand and uses special inks and watermarks to prevent forgery.
a thin piece of plastic molded to the shape of a person's mouth and gums, to which artificial teeth or another orthodontic appliance are attached.
Like anyone of my generation, I guess, I have an absolute horror of false teeth, dental plates , dentures (there I said it).
a thin piece of metal that acts as an electrode in a capacitor, battery, or cell.
The tank circuit is a tightly wrapped coil of wire that is connected at each end to a capacitor - two metal plates separated by an insulator.