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noun
  1. 1
    a flat round dish that you put food on

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    1. a.

      plate

      or

      plateful

      the amount of food that a plate will hold

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    2. b.
      American a complete meal or main part of a meal served on one plate

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  2. 2
    a piece of metal or a hard substance used for covering or protecting something

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    1. a.
    2. b.
      a piece of metal used for covering something, or for joining two parts of something together

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  3. 6
    a piece of plastic or metal with false teeth fixed to it that is made to fit inside your mouth

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    1. a.
      a piece of plastic with wires fixed to it that you wear in your mouth to make your teeth straight

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