plat·​er ˈplā-tər How to pronounce plater (audio)
: one that plates
: a horse that runs chiefly in plate races
: a racehorse that competes in the lowest grade of races

Examples of plater in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Just a few months ago, Vanessa Hudgens married MLB plater Cole Tucker in Mexico, proving the 35-year-old actor is just full of surprises. Emily Tannenbaum, Glamour, 10 Mar. 2024 Hogues learned to work on cars instead and retired as a chrome plater in Waxahachie. Sonia Rao, Dallas News, 29 June 2023 However, the state argued that chrome platers significantly increased chrome-6 emissions near their operations, presenting a considerable risk to communities nearby. Tony Briscoe, Los Angeles Times, 25 May 2023 The state’s original proposal called for decorative platers to stop using chrome-6 in 2027. Tony Briscoe, Los Angeles Times, 25 May 2023 After a few days (or hours) of networking and games, the players must rank each other from most to least popular, and one plater gets removed from the game. Quinci Legardye, Marie Claire, 27 Aug. 2021 Transfer to the prepared plater, let cool for about 2 minutes and then coarsely chop. Ann Maloney, Washington Post, 13 Dec. 2022 After discharge from the Navy, Fred worked for United Technologies (Pratt and Whitney Aircraft) in East Hartford, CT for 36 years as a jet engine plater., 12 Nov. 2019 Abolishing the second license plate is a long-standing fight in the Ohio Statehouse, a fight anti-front platers seemingly and finally won earlier this year after years of disappointment. Andrew J. Tobias,, 29 July 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1719, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of plater was in 1719

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Cite this Entry

“Plater.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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