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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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  1. A dish from which food is served or eaten.
    I filled my plate from the bountiful table.
  2. A course at a meal.
    The meat plate was particularly tasty.
  3. A flat metallic object of uniform thickness.
    A clutch usually has two plates.
  4. A weighted disk, usually of metal, with a hole in the center for use with a barbell, dumbbell, or exercise machine.
  5. An engraved surface used to transfer an image to paper.
    We finished making the plates this morning.
  6. An image or copy.

Plate may refer to:

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Science

Two-dimensional media

  • Photographic plate, an image-capture medium
  • Plate, an intaglio printing mechanism
  • Plate, a printing mechanism in lithography
  • Plate, a term in book design, meaning an image added on a separate page. This is derived from the lithographic use, where such images were printed separately then bound into the book in groups.

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