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
In recent years, vandals, never found by the police, painted slogans on the statue, poured red paint on it, slashed the tires of Mr. Milnes’s car and defaced plaques in front of two houses where Macdonald once lived.
That leads to inflammation and eventually, arterial plaques.
The monument at the Mount Hope Cemetery that names Gen. Stonewall Jackson is on a plot owned by the group that donated the Davis plaque — the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Dash plaques for first 200 registered cars and awards presented at 4 p.m. Rain or shine.
That plaque stands just blocks away from where Heather Heyer was killed Saturday.
The 1926 plaque honored San Diego as the Western terminus of the Jefferson Davis Highway between Virginia and California.
Darnell droned on for fifteen minutes about commemorative plaques on trees.
The two plaques outside St. John’s Episcopal Church in Brooklyn will be removed on Wednesday, a church leader told Newsday.
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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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