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plates

EN[pleɪts]
FR plates

    Definition of plates in English Dictionary

  • NounBFplate
    1. plural of plate.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The exconjugants were selected in LB agar plates with 10 μg/ml tetracycline and 20 μg/ml imipenem.
        • Scrape off the plates before putting them into the dishwasher.
        • The positive clone was subjected to three consecutive rounds of single colony isolation on plates of solid medium to ensure homoplasmicity.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • He was so hungry that he ate up everything on his plate.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Noun forms
          • Noun plural forms
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      1. fr plates
      2. en platesful
      3. fr plates-bandes
      4. fr plates-formes
      5. en plates of meat
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      Meaning of plates for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "plates" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form.
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