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Plate / el Río de la Plata
 
Plate   [pleɪt]   -noun
·the [River] Plate
·el Río de la Plata
 
plate / plato
 
plate
[pleɪt]
A. -noun
1. (=flat dish)   plato (m)
a. [of metal etcetera]   lámina (f),   plancha (f)   (for church collection)   platillo (m)
(=plateful)   plato (m)
b. to hand something to somebody on a plate   *   ofrecer algo a somebody, someone en bandeja (de plata)
c. to have a lot on one'noun plate   *   estar muy atareado
2. (on cooker)   quemador (m),   fuego (m)
(=warming plate)   plancha (f) (eléctrica)
3. (=silverware etcetera)   vajilla (f)
·gold/silver plate
vajilla (f) de oro/plata
4. (=plaque)   (on wall, door)   placa (f)
5. [of microscope]   placa (f)
6. (automobiles)
(=number plate)   matrícula (f),   placa (f)
7. (=dental plate)   dentadura (f) (postiza)
8. (=book illustration)   lámina (f),   grabado (m)
9. (geology)   placa (f)
10. (Horse racing)
(=prize)   premio (m)
11. (United States)   (Baseball)   plato (m)
·to go to the plate
·entrar a batear
12. plates
(British, Great Britain)   **
(=feet)   tachines ** masculine plural
B. -transitive verb
1. (with gold)   dorar   (with silver)   platear   (with nickel)   niquelar
2. (with armour)   blindar
C. -compound
·plate armour
·plate armor
(United States)   -noun   blindaje (m)
·plate glass   -noun   vidrio (m) cilindrado,   cristal (m) cilindrado Spain,   luna (f)
·plate rack   -noun   escurreplatos masculine invariable
·plate tectonics   -noun   (geology)   tectónica (f) de placas
·plate warmer   -noun   calentador (m) de platos
 
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