sieve plate


Definition of sieve plate

: a perforated wall or part of a wall at the end of one of the individual cells making up a sieve tube

First Known Use of sieve plate

1875, in the meaning defined above

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“Sieve plate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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