Definition of on one's plate
- She has a lot on her plate right now.
: a smooth flat thin piece of material
: forged, rolled, or cast metal in sheets usually thicker than ¹/₄ inch (6 millimeters)
: a very thin layer of metal deposited on a surface of base metal by plating
: to cover or equip with plate: such as
: to provide with armor plate
: to cover with an adherent layer mechanically, chemically, or electrically
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