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on a plate

Definition of on a plate


  1. :  in a way that requires no effort :  as a gift <The boss's son was handed the job on a plate.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a smooth flat thin piece of material

    :  forged, rolled, or cast metal in sheets usually thicker than 14 inch (6 millimeters)

    :  a very thin layer of metal deposited on a surface of base metal by plating

  1. :  to cover or equip with plate: as

    :  to provide with armor plate

    :  to cover with an adherent layer mechanically, chemically, or electrically

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