Textual thesaurus for "plate"

(noun) dental plate, denture

a dental appliance that artificially replaces missing teeth

(noun) home, home base, home plate

(baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score

he ruled that the runner failed to touch home

(noun) scale, shell

a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)

(noun) collection plate

a shallow receptacle for collection in church

(noun) photographic plate

a flat sheet of metal or glass on which a photographic image can be recorded

(noun) crustal plate

a rigid layer of the Earth's crust that is believed to drift slowly

(noun) plateful

the quantity contained in a plate