Plasmon butterPlasmon butter\, and resembles clotted cream in appearance. Plate \Plate\, n. 1. (Baseball) A small five-sided area (enveloping a diamond-shaped area one foot square) beside which the batter stands and which must be touched by some part of a player on completing a run; -- called also home base, or home plate. 2. One of the thin parts of the bricket of an animal. 3. A very light steel racing horsehoe. 4. Loosely, a sporting contest for a prize; specif., in horse racing, a race for a prize, the contestants not making a stake. 5. Skins for fur linings of garments, sewed together and roughly shaped, but not finally cut or fitted. [Furrier's Cant] 6. (Hat Making) The fine nap (as of beaver, hare's wool, musquash, nutria, or English black wool) on a hat the body of which is of an inferior substance.