hot plate


Definition of hot plate

1 : a heated iron plate for cooking
2 : a simple portable appliance for heating or for cooking in limited spaces

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The buffet offers more than 20 hot plates of food from Palestine, Syria, Lebanon and Jordan — including whole lamb, lentil soup, tabbouleh and baba ghanoush. Savannah Eadens, The Courier-Journal, "Ramen and Mediterranean restaurants are spicing things up at Mid City Mall," 26 June 2019 Dream picked up a tall can of Heineken that was resting on a hot plate. Joe Kloc, Harper's magazine, "Lost at Sea," 10 June 2019 Keeping cool next to a hot plate The down side is that the ultra cold atoms usually sit inside a large vacuum chamber, isolated from everything. Chris Lee, Ars Technica, "Single atoms sit still on a hot plate, may yield new quantum tech," 10 Sep. 2018 Some died of hypothermia, burned to death while huddling near a hot plate for warmth, or were electrocuted by the third rail. William Mcgurn, WSJ, "The Idea That Made America’s Cities Safer," 29 Dec. 2018 The drop’s motion was assumed to come predominantly from the shape of the hot plate’s surface. Chris Lee, Ars Technica, "Free-wheeling water droplets plot their own path off a hot plate," 14 Sep. 2018 But pressing your hair between two scorching-hot plates can be a recipe for a dried, sizzled, frizzy disaster. Deena Campbell, Allure, "The Best Flatirons for Every Budget," 18 July 2018 The hot plate under the oil stopped working, and Ms. Di Porto took a cigarette break outside the tent. New York Times, "Is This Artichoke Kosher? Rome Defends a Classic Jewish Dish," 1 May 2018 Over hot plates of grits, eggs, bread, and bacon, the members not only delivered their radical anti-hunger politik but also inspired community members, young and old, to mobilize. Shakirah Simley, Bon Appetit, "The Harlem of the West: What’s to Become of The Fillmore?," 6 June 2018

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First Known Use of hot plate

1803, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of hot plate

: a small portable device with a metal plate used for cooking or heating food

hot plate

\ ˈhät-ˌplāt\

Kids Definition of hot plate

: a small portable appliance for heating or cooking

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