Examples of plaque in a Sentence
A bronze plaque marked the city's oldest building.
They gave him a plaque in honor of his 30 years of service.
Brushing your teeth prevents the buildup of plaque.
The scientists are studying the way the plaques form.
Recent Examples of plaque from the Web
The words on the plaque are from a sonnet written by Emma Lazarus in 1883 to help raise money for the American contribution to the monument.
This month's winner will be featured in the Pioneer Press, as well as receive a commemorative plaque presented by Country Financial and a $500 award for their school.
Johnson said Abbott stopped short of saying the plaque would be removed.
At the same session, Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly announced that the plaque would be removed from the memorial, reports Dan Bilefsky of the New York Times.
The flamboyantly pious Moore launched his career-making crusade in 1992, by placing a wooden plaque of the 10 Commandments in his Etowah County courtroom.
Texas House Speaker Joe Straus requested on Tuesday that a contentious Confederate plaque be removed from the Capitol.
White last year honored Otis and presented him with a plaque on Aug. 5, designating that day as Amos Otis Day.
The effort comes soon after city officials quickly removed a Confederate plaque from Horton Plaza Park in downtown San Diego, following similar removals across the country.
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Origin and Etymology of plaque
First Known Use: 1845See Words from the same year
PLAQUE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of plaque for English Language Learners
: a flat, thin piece of metal or wood with writing on it that is used especially as a reminder of something (such as a historic event or an achievement)
: a thin coating that forms on teeth and contains bacteria
medical : a change in brain tissue that occurs in Alzheimer's disease
PLAQUE Defined for Kids
medical Definition of plaque
- psoriatic plaque
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