hot plate

noun

Definition of hot plate

  1. 1 :  a heated iron plate for cooking

  2. 2 :  a simple portable appliance for heating or for cooking in limited spaces

First Known Use of hot plate

1803


HOT PLATE Defined for English Language Learners

hot plate

noun

Definition of hot plate for English Language Learners

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


HOT PLATE Defined for Kids

hot plate

noun \ˈhät-ˌplāt\

Definition of hot plate for Students

  1. :  a small portable appliance for heating or cooking



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