In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(lámina, plancha)sheetuna placa de acero — a steel sheet
- revestidos de una placa de madera — covered with a wood / wooden panel
- tiene una placa de metal en el cráneo — he has a metal plate in his skull
- placa de mármol — marble slab
2.1(con una inscripción)plaqueplaca conmemorativa — commemorative plaque
- una placa de bronce con su nombre — a bronze nameplate
2.2(de un policía)badge
5.1also placa dentaldental plaquetartar
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