The look of his plated desserts, with their free-flowing natural look and feel, just breeds creativity.
There was an empty, haunting self-portrait by the Serbian performance artist Marina Abramovic, her mouth ringed with plated gold.
There was nothing to lay hold of; every point of vantage was plated with smooth ice.
I led him down to the court, where I'd laid out the plated tinware to dry.
She might have her mild preferences, but if Newell could give her muslin dresses and plated pins, he would suit her excellently.
All the fittings, inside and out, were either machine-turned or plated.
Some vessels were plated only about the centre, so as to protect the boiler and engines.
It is "plated" if it is made of some cheaper metal and covered with silver.
From the plated door-knob to the grained railing round the garret stairs, he had 'made lies his refuge.'
Your feeble spear ever pierce that slimy paunch or plated back?
mid-13c., "flat sheet of gold or silver," also "flat, round coin," from Old French plate "thin piece of metal" (late 12c.), from Medieval Latin plata "plate, piece of metal," perhaps via Vulgar Latin *plattus, formed on model of Greek platys "flat, broad" (see plaice (n.)). The cognate in Spanish (plata) and Portuguese (prata) has become the usual word for "silver," superseding argento via shortening of *plata d'argento "plate of silver, coin." Meaning "table utensils" (originally of silver or gold only) is from Middle English. Meaning "shallow dish for food," now usually of china or earthenware, originally of metal or wood, is from mid-15c. Baseball sense is from 1857. Geological sense is first attested 1904; plate tectonics first recorded 1969. Plate-glass first recorded 1727.
late 14c., from plate (n.). Related: Plated; plating.
A smooth, flat, relatively thin, rigid body of uniform thickness.
A thin flat layer, part, or structure.
A thin metallic or plastic support fitted to the gums to anchor artificial teeth.
A metal bar applied to a fractured bone in order to maintain the ends in apposition.
The agar layer within a Petri dish or similar vessel.
A sheet of glass or metal that is light-sensitive and on which a photographic image can be recorded.
Verb To coat or cover with a thin layer of metal.