Quotes containing word "plate"

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Sell also: home, scale, shell

Definitions and meanings of word "plate"

• Noun: a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic

• Noun: (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score; example: "he ruled that the runner failed to touch home"

• Noun: a full-page illustration (usually on slick paper)

• Noun: dish on which food is served or from which food is eaten

• Noun: the quantity contained in a plate

• Noun: a rigid layer of the Earth's crust that is believed to drift slowly

• Noun: the thin under portion of the forequarter

• Noun: a main course served on a plate; examples: "a vegetable plate", "the blue plate special"

• Noun: any flat platelike body structure or part

• Noun: the positively charged electrode in a vacuum tube

• Noun: a flat sheet of metal or glass on which a photographic image can be recorded

• Noun: structural member consisting of a horizontal beam that provides bearing and anchorage

• Noun: a shallow receptacle for collection in church

• Noun: a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)

• Noun: a dental appliance that artificially replaces missing teeth

• Verb: coat with a layer of metal; example: "plate spoons with silver"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "plate"

Brian McKnight
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American Musician
Born Thursday 5 June 1969
Bill Klem
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American Athlete
Sunday 22 February 1874 - Sunday 16 September 1951
Jacques Pepin
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French Chef
Born Wednesday 18 December 1935
Dean Koontz
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American Author
Born Monday 9 July 1945
Rickey Henderson
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American Athlete
Born Thursday 25 December 1958
Ted Williams
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American Athlete
Friday 30 August 1918 - Friday 5 July 2002
Neal Barnard
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American Physicist, Author, Scientist
Bobby Flay
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American Celebrity
Born Friday 9 October 1964
Gordon Ramsay
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Scottish Businessman, Chef
Born Tuesday 8 November 1966
Dolley Madison
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American First Lady
Friday 20 May 1768 - Thursday 12 July 1849
Holly Valance
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Australian Actress, Musician, Model
Born Wednesday 11 May 1983
Shoeless Joe Jackson
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American Athlete
Tuesday 16 July 1889 - Wednesday 5 December 1951

I have avoided becoming stale by putting a little water on the plate, lying on the plate, and having myself refreshed in a toaster oven for 23 minutes once every month.

Dean Koontz

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Individual statistics, plate time and everything tend to come, but the most enjoyment I get out of baseball is actually winning.

Chili Davis

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Comedy just pokes at problems, rarely confronts them squarely. Drama is like a plate of meat and potatoes, comedy is rather the dessert, a bit like meringue.

Woody Allen

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I was well warned about English food, so it did not surprise me, but I do wonder sometimes, how they ever manage to prise it up long enough to get a plate under it.

Margaret Halsey

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When I was up there at the plate, my purpose was to get on base anyway I could, whether by hitting or by getting hit.

Shoeless Joe Jackson

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At this late hour a wagon has been procured, and I have had it filled with plate and the most valuable portable articles, belonging to the house.

Dolley Madison

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Just take the ball and throw it where you want to. Throw strikes. Home plate don't move.

Satchel Paige

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One of the reasons I don't see eye to eye with Women's Lib is that women have it all on a plate if only they knew it. They don't have to be pretty either.

Charlotte Rampling

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The pressure on young chefs today is far greater than ever before in terms of social skills, marketing skills, cooking skills, personality and, more importantly, delivering on the plate. So you need to be strong. Physically fit. So my chefs get weighed every time they come into the kitchen.

Gordon Ramsay

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As a soccer player, I wanted an FA Cup winner's medal. As an actor you want an Oscar. As a chef it's three-Michelin's stars, there's no greater than that. So pushing yourself to the extreme creates a lot of pressure and a lot of excitement, and more importantly, it shows on the plate.

Gordon Ramsay

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Hitting is business. With two strikes you really protect that plate.

Bill Terry

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I never felt hard done by and never wanted for anything, but I grew up in a wealthy area where I saw people being handed things on a plate. So it made me want to earn some money and be able to buy things for myself.

Holly Valance

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The Vice-Presidency is sort of like the last cookie on the plate. Everybody insists he won't take it, but somebody always does.

Bill Vaughan

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Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate.

Emily Dickinson

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If you've ever made change in the offering plate, you might be a redneck.

Jeff Foxworthy

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He hits from both sides of the plate. He's amphibious.

Yogi Berra

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In my own life, I decided to leave meat off my plate in medical school, but was a bit slow to realise that dairy products and eggs are not health foods either.

Neal Barnard

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I have been following a vegan diet now since the 1980s, and find it not only healthier, but also much more attractive than the chunks of meat that were on my plate as a child.

Neal Barnard

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I know my husband really loves me because he takes me to have ribs. He says I'm the only girl he ever took out who actually ate anything on her plate, as opposed to pushing it around.

Julia Barr

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It is a scientific fact that your body will not absorb cholesterol if you take it from another person's plate.

Dave Barry

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