Translation of plate in Spanish:

plate

plato, n.

Pronunciation /pleɪt//pleɪt/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(dish)

      plato masculine
      he ate a whole plate of rice se comió un plato entero de arroz
      • dinner at $100 a plate cena a 100 dólares el cubierto
      • plate warmer calientaplatos
      • A pile of rugs and blankets lay within, pillar candles perched all about, set on dinner plates from the china closet.
      • Make sure you hear that little pop in the bottle when you open it, and also to serve the baby food onto a plate rather than just serving it straight out of the bottle.
      • Serve on dinner plates, pouring any extra sauce on top.
      • She picked up a plate and dished up food from the platters that Aidan had set on the blue tile covered buffet in the center of the kitchen.
      • Linda watched Karen as she sat her new doll carefully on a tree stump and placed tiny china plates, cups and saucers before it.
      • Dishes are served on a revolving plate in the centre of the table, and food is deftly picked up with chopsticks as it comes by.
      • But she said the risk of affected foods reaching dinner plates in schools or hospitals was ‘very low’.
      • Evan picked up his empty plate and pushed the chair back.
      • I wipe the syrup from my mouth and push the empty plate away.
      • When all those invited had arrived, toasts were drunk to the betrothed couple, and the first plates of food were served.
      • He let his fork rest gently on his china plate, food still pierced on its prongs, a look of consideration daubed onto his face.
      • I did get a bit miffed when I found the officers sitting in a cellar eating off china plates.
      • Both Chris and Peter have a great love of the Aussie bush and a passion to generate recognisably Tasmanian foods for the dinner plate.
      • Again, the dishes arrived quickly, served on large white dinner plates.
      • When dinner had ended, I scraped the food from my plate back into the dish, and I handed Nathaniel my dish.
      • They didn't tell me that I'd be the only woman there, apart from two serving wenches who disappeared the minute those dinner plates hit the table.
      • When we finally pushed our empty plates away, Clayton insisted on buying my breakfast.
      • Our dinner plates were pushed to the side, and slices of blackberry pie sat in front of us.
      • Mats are provided, food is served upon plates and drink is poured into cups.
      • Empty plates are warmed before food is served, which is a nice touch.

    • 1.2

      collection plate (de las limosnas) bandeja feminine
      • Communion plate patena
      • The collection plate at the church reportedly brought in $100,000 a month.
      • The Hon Rev F J Nile and The Hon G Moyes refrained from passing round the plate for tithes.
      • A collection plate will also be making the rounds during the show, which starts at 1: 30 pm.
      • Congregations in two Yorkshire dioceses have turned out to be among the most generous in the country when it comes to putting money on the plate at Anglican churches.
      • The ushers could start the collection at the back, passing the plates and moving forward.
      • A collection plate will also be passed around at the mass.
      • You use your website as both a church and a collection plate.
      • Still, if the church is getting some extra money in the plate, I doubt they mind.
      • She said the funeral was due to take place at 1pm next Wednesday at Pocklington Church, with a plate collection for Leeds General Infirmary.
      • Jill plays his fetching daughter in charge of passing the collection plate.
      • The logic of that is that inside the church the collection plate should avoid visitors.
      • All churches had a collection plate for anyone who wished to help through this devastating time. These vicars have always been there in time of joy and at times of grief but we take them for granted.
      • At the same time bible-based cults may ridicule churches that take up free-will offerings by passing collection plates and/or sell literature and tapes.
      • The money we put in the offering plate enables companion churches to do ministry.

    • 1.3(prize)

      trofeo masculine
      • Sixteen teams will compete in the group stages on Saturday, with the bowl, plate and finals to take place the following day.
      • His victory in the most recent plate race is a sterling example.
      • To their surprise the team won the plate award and now proudly possess their first trophy.
      • Hounslow's Rhenu Khuttan won the girls badminton plate competition and Sandeep Gupta was narrowly defeated in the boys quarter-finals.
      • Naas now go forward to play in the plate competition, the final of which they reached two seasons ago with this team, narrowly losing on that occasion to Skerries.

    • 1.4(dishes)

      (de plata u oro) vajilla feminine
      • I was forgetting the silver plate. What is the value of that which I have?
      • On the Wednesday afternoon an extended section of plate, silver and jewellery was offered including quite a number of trade entries.
      • Here are 68 of their more than 100 known Silver Plate flatware patterns.
      • To his granddaughter Elizabeth Hall, all his plate except the bowl left to Judith.
      • They could melt down the coins and convert the monetary metals into jewelry and plate, or have them exported along with new gold and silver from the mines.

    • 1.5(on cooker)

      plato masculine

  • 2

    • 2.1(of metal)

      chapa feminine
      placa feminine
      (thin) lámina feminine
      (of glass) placa feminine
      • Damping is incorporated in the rear line of columns in the form of sheets of visco-elastic material clamped between steel plates.
      • He said that Army supply officials had given the unit 70 tons of steel plates to attach to their vehicles, but that it was not enough.
      • The St Gabriel's High School pupil has had nine pins and a nine-inch long metal plate inserted into his leg and spent a week in Fairfield Hospital.
      • He explained the first task would be to join the bones with metal plates and then start reattaching muscles and tendons, working from the inside out.
      • At one stage he raced with metal plates in both knees and 28 screws in his legs and left wrist.
      • During the trial he became so fearful of assassination that he had steel plates sewn into his hat.
      • Because of the metal plate, Paul is going to have to learn to walk again, because one of his legs will be longer than the other.
      • Once trained, they go on to produce face parts for burns and cancer victims as well as steel plates for patients undergoing brain surgery.
      • The four wheels and the metal plate on a roller skate are much heavier than the single blade on an ice skate.
      • Miss Simpson suffered head and pelvic injuries and needed an operation to insert steel plates into her right arm.
      • Properties of wrought products depend to some extent on the quality of the ingot from which they were made, especially thick plates or strip made from thin castings.
      • As a result of an accident, Blom has two steel plates in his back, which activate the metal detectors.
      • Mr Thomas said the sales rep suffered a broken jawbone, leaving him with a permanent metal plate to repair the damage.
      • From the patient's view, the position, the pressure of the plates and how the machine looks are all nearly the same as the standard mammography machine.
      • Yesterday he underwent surgery to insert a metal plate into his face.
      • Windows, glass block, and steel plates, rails, and columns were installed throughout the market.
      • Mrs Southworth, who has had a metal pin and plate inserted into her foot, is on crutches and will not be able to walk unaided for many months.
      • Tap shoes have thin metal plates, usually made of aluminium, screwed onto the sole and heel, allowing dancers to create percussive effects as they move.
      • The steeply sloping reef was covered in a jumble of steel hawser, deck plates, twisted girder and hand-rail.
      • She spent two days in hospital and had a metal plate inserted in her face.

    • 2.2(coating)

      enchapado masculine

    • 2.3Geology

      placa feminine
      • The Stations of the Cross cost £55 each and all donated by donors whose names are recorded on the brass plate.
      • It is hoped that the plate, bearing the name Conyngham Hall, could fetch up to £10,000 when sold later this year.
      • They walked back to the simple metal plate set in the ground.
      • The walkways were tiled in red brick with names of contributors to numerous local charities in a brass plate screwed into the top.
      • John Lowing, of Southend, stood beside one of the company's latest trains as the plate bearing his name on the carriage side was unveiled.
      • The first thing in view was the old, rusty, metal plate saying ‘Clenverry station’.
      • I also had my own stall now with a brass plate on the stall door with my name.
      • Every tree will have a metal plate with its reference number so it can be identified.
      • One of those artefacts was a pewter plate inscribed with the name Matute.
      • Not far from the stairs they stopped in front of a wooden door with Sania's initials on a metal plate.
      • At the far end of the courtyard is a red door with a glass window and, on a wall to one side, is a brass plate announcing the department in a clearer and more elegant fashion.
      • Inside the coffin was a brass plate inscribed, ‘Founder of Adelaide’.
      • A plate on the door announced that Headmaster Denton resided behind these doors.
      • The only thing that distinguished it from the rest was that there was a different number on the steel plate attached to the door.
      • It is a brass plate inscribed with the name of a passenger on the ship, Colonel Edward James.
      • To begin with, they are now planning to unveil a memorial plate with 460 names on it.
      • I untied the red bandana from his neck and replaced it with the worn leather collar that had its name engraved in a brass plate should the hound ever get lost.
      • The commercial department is seeking a sponsor for the plate and the cost is £200 plus VAT.
      • Engraved on a metal plate next to the door was the name Entertainment Room.
      • Every tree will have a metal plate with its number so owners can identify it.

  • 3

    • 3.1Photography

      placa feminine
      • The image is drawn or applied to the plate using a greasy substance that will retain the ink or pigment.
      • But left and right are reversed in an etching, which is made by scratching lines on a metal plate and using the plate to make a print.
      • It's not designed to defend against the professional counterfeiters, with their counterfeit plates and special paper.
      • We had already made the metal plates up at the printers ready to roll the presses.
      • Printing plates had traditionally been etched with platinum chloride, an expensive and limited chemical.
      • Here a trio of music boxes holds the clues to finding the plates to print very real bank notes, with a group of criminals willing to kill for them.
      • The most elegant toile fabrics are still printed using engraved plates or rollers.
      • Grice traced the final illustrations onto metal plates and placed them in a heat vacuum machine to create multiple copies of molded plastic pages.
      • He designed and engraved the plates for the first paper money in Massachusetts and established the first mill for rolling copper sheets.
      • Leo Lariviere drew the map and Mary Taylor made the plate of photographs from colour slides.
      • The soft velvety quality of the lines and the glowing light suggest that this one and others may have been printed before the plate was steel-faced.
      • Then he carefully applies a pre-moistened piece of etching paper to the plate.
      • The artist comes to examine the proof, and, if it meets with his approval, the full edition is printed from the plates.
      • The bank engraves banknote images into metal plates by hand and uses special inks and watermarks to prevent forgery.
      • One of the most striking pieces uses old printing plates used to print the obituary notices posting news of a death in the neighbourhood.
      • Students could not wait to get to the process of printing the line drawings from the plate onto the dampened paper.
      • The prints made from such a plate are of necessity mirror images of the original drawings.

    • 3.2Printing Art

      plancha feminine

    • 3.3(illustration)

      ilustración feminine
      lámina feminine
      • However, it does contain excellent photographs in full-colour plates for some of these species.
      • The book contains 53 plates, reproductions of his watercolor paintings from the places he visited.
      • Twenty six plates containing 104 coloured photographs relevant to the text are clear and of good quality which will be useful in diagnosis of various STDs.
      • The book has nearly 450 fine colour plates and will be indispensable for researchers, scientists, bird-watchers and nature lovers.
      • Build a theme around the picture or print on the plates and paper goods.
      • My only criticism would be the incongruousness between references to colour plates and their placement in the book.
      • The book's 395 plates include a wide variety of contemporary depictions of events.
      • Vaillant also reproduced his own pictures and some plates are original designs of his own invention: a portrait of his family and two nocturnal landscapes.
      • In combination with sixteen plates of illustration he constructs a picture of the rhetorical power of the pope's body in the period, both as fleshly entity and as rhetorical metaphor.
      • Brown argues his points with excellent colour plates and black and white prints, but I found his semiotic approach to reviewing the literature difficult.
      • After the lead-in, the rest of the book consists of colour plates with extended captions that are as interesting as the photographs themselves.
      • The book includes 35 full-color plates of the latest artwork by Filgate, as well as 14 drawings.
      • Certain of the artist's plates, pictures and engravings had been sold in 1858 for £2,500.
      • All the way through the book there are also some photographic plates from many years ago, showing the costumes of those days, and how the tradition has been maintained.
      • The books contain 606 plates illustrating 92 percent of the 1189 taxa in the keys.
      • The black and white illustrated plates are impressive and provide adequate detail for field identification and taxonomical purposes.
      • She does reproduce some of his more subversive etchings, although as plates, rather than prints.
      • The book is fully illustrated with 30 colour plates, over 350 black and white photographs and illustrations, and eight plans.
      • The gap junction can be seen in the introductory plates of this book.
      • In Cornell's library are her watercolor sketches for the 13 remarkable plates that illustrated the book that changed chemistry.

  • 4

    • 4.1also license plate" or British "number plateMotor Vehicles

      matrícula feminine
      placa de matrícula feminine
      patente feminine Southern Cone
      chapa feminine River Plate
      • By December 1, 2005, all trucks and trailers of more than 10 tons must also have new plates and registration documents.
      • You can only have a plate which is the same age as or older than the car.
      • It is thought another motorist has cloned the plate to try to escape the £5-a-day congestion charge.
      • Even having to make the two-hour drive to these cities for the yearly examination is well worth the trouble because of the savings made on the cost of the plate.
      • The couple believe the vandals knew their identity, even though the couple's car had Irish plates.

    • 4.2(plaque)

      placa feminine

  • 5

    (denture) dentadura postiza feminine
    (denture) placa feminine Chile
    (in orthodontics) placa feminine
  • 6home plate
    US

    (in baseball)
    home (plate) masculine
    pentágono masculine
    plato masculine Mexico

transitive verb

  • 1

    (coat)
    to plate sth with sth recubrir algo de algo
    • gold-/silver-plated enchapado en oro/en plata
    • They are also usually made of metal that is chrome plated so that they never rust and can remain in the wig while it is being shampooed or styled.
    • I vowed then someday I would own one just like it because, you see, it was nickel plated and engraved.
    • Finished components can be conventionally plated with tin, nickel, semiprecious metals, or precious metals.
    • Lithium metal may also be plated out as crystalline dendrites that ultimately penetrate the separator and cause an internal short-circuit of the cell.
    • The hitch is formed from 3-inch channel iron and plated on each side for strength.
    • The mowers feature a heavy-duty gearbox, plated jackshafts to reduce rust, cast hubs on tires and wheels, high-strength tongue-to-mainframe bracing, and a heavy synchronizing rod.
    • Other plated metals include nickel, copper, and gold.
    • The frames are generally chrome plated metal (metal being whatever alloy they make glasses out of).
    • With titanium bolts, the locknuts are plated with rhodium or silver to prevent galling and seizing of the nut to the bolt.
    • Although I've seen no reference to it, the bolt parts appear to be nickel or chrome plated.
    • The nickel is plated on the alloy or steel by using heat and chemistry.
    • Magnesium, titanium, zirconium, niobium, tantalum, molybdenum and tungsten may be soldered if they are plated with a solderable metal coating such as silver.
    • One solution is to plate the aluminum polygon with electroless nickel and then polish the nickel surface.
    • Once machined into their final shape, the plutonium parts were plated with nickel and removed from the glove box system.
    • The pins and sockets are fabricated from annealed beryllium - copper and are spring-tension controlled before being plated with nickel and gold.
    • Vapor phase coatings differ from platings in that it is well nigh impossible to plate aluminum or aluminum alloys from an aqueous bath.
    • The hardness of shot is controlled by the amount of antimony added at the time of manufacture and by plating the shot with nickel or copper.
    • The cooling block is made of copper, with a nickel plating.
  • 2

    (encase)
    (machine/armored car) blindar
    (ship) acorazar
    • Two large ships, plated with the same grey metal, lay at anchor inside the calm area behind the massive breakwater defences, while others listed and rolled in the water, on the verge of capsizing.
    • Manganese and silicon may be present as impurities in the remelt; chromium and nickel are often seen when plated scrap is remelted.
    • The ball was very hard for it was plated in a very thin layer of metal.
    • After electroplating, plated parts are transferred from the plating barrel to coating centers (perforated baskets) located under the electroplating system.
    • Some knights were cited as wearing mail gloves under their plated gauntlets for added strength.
    • His copy was plated in nickel, with a long smoke-like design of inlaid onyx along the right side of the barrel, and a carved wooden grip.
    • The entire heatsink is plated in silver, and it looks absolutely stunning.
    • These include royal standards in the form of animal figures plated in precious metals, and a range of weapons, jewellery, and vessels in precious metal.
    • These chemicals may then plate the metal instruments, the pan, and the sterilizer walls.
    • The cartridge anodes are preferably plated with a mixed metal oxide such as iridium oxide and ruthenium oxide to catalytically improve the production of oxygen.
    • Current practice calls for the parts to be plated with zinc, and then dipped in a chromic acid solution.
    • The volume was plated with a thin layer of beaten gold, and a row of high-quality garnets traced up its spine.
    • The bow was plated with metal so it could handle that, but the ship had never been designed as an icebreaker.
    • A couple of fire escapes and metal plated doors pocked the otherwise blank wall.
    • It was the same as all the others, except for the metal numbers plated in the upper part.