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plate

noun

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1 a small thin piece of material that resembles an animal scale
  • the tiny silver plates on the brooch are arranged to look like fish scales

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2 something that visually explains or decorates a text
  • the book's color plate illustrates the internal organs of the human body

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The first known use of plate was in the 14th century

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“Plate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/plate. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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