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Meaning of "a full plate" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A FULL PLATE

a full plate play
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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A FULL PLATE

a drowning man will clutch at a straw
a dusty answer
a fair crack of the whip
a far cry
a fast buck
a fine kettle of fish
a flea in one´s ear
a foot in the door
a fortiori
a free hand
a frog in one´s throat
a good few
a good one
a hand´s turn
a hard nut to crack
a hard row to hoe
a heavy hand
a high hand
a hollow leg
a home from home

WORDS THAT END LIKE A FULL PLATE

boilerplate
brass plate
chocolate
contemplate
dinner plate
engraving plate
faceplate
fashion plate
gold plate
gold-plate
home plate
hotplate
license plate
nameplate
on a plate
plate
silver plate
soleplate
soup plate
step up to the plate
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Synonyms and antonyms of a full plate in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «a full plate» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF A FULL PLATE

Find out the translation of a full plate to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of a full plate from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «a full plate» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

全板
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

un plato lleno
570 millions of speakers

English

a full plate
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक पूरी थाली
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لوحة كاملة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

полная тарелка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

um prato cheio
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একটি পূর্ণ প্লেট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

une assiette pleine
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Plat penuh
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

eine volle Platte
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

フルプレート
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

전체 판
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

A full plate
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

một tấm đầy đủ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு முழு தட்டு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एक पूर्ण प्लेट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Tam plaka
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

un piatto pieno
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pełna płyta
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

повна тарілка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

o placă completă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ένα πλήρες πιάτο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n volle plaat
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

en hel platta
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

en full tallerken
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of a full plate

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A FULL PLATE»

The term «a full plate» is very widely used and occupies the 22.946 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «A FULL PLATE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about a full plate

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A FULL PLATE»

Discover the use of a full plate in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a full plate and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The International Nickel Trade
monopoly source of uncut cathode - under greater scrutiny while the growing voice of the stainless steel lobby has led to major nickel producers, opposed to a full plate contract, if not to change, then at least to soften their stance. In September ...
Simon Clow, 1992
2
A Full Plate of Retirement: Grandma Learns to Cook, Build ...
Sit back and enjoy a taste of the ideal life.
Dorothy Young, Hal Stufft, 2011
3
Guide to Sports Photographs
The full plate is the rarest and most desirable size with collectors. The half plate is the next rarest. There are rare and highly desirable examples of double full plate, about twice the size of a full plate. There are differences of opinions on the ...
David Rudd Cycleback, 2008
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Judging the Authenticity of Photographs
There are rare and highly desirable examples of double full plate, about twice the size of a full plate. There are differences of opinions on the exact sizes, with the below listing coming from the California Historical Society. * Full plate - 6-1/2 ...
David Rudd Cycleback, 2007
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Food: A Dictionary of Literal and Nonliteral Terms
FULL OF VINEGAR See Vinegar FULL PLATE to have a full plate. To have a busy schedule, a full agenda. Source: PLATE. WMCD: 14th cent. This metaphor is based on the dinner plate, which, when full of food, cannot hold any more. ("I won't ...
Robert Allen Palmatier, 2000
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The Early Illuminated Books
If There is No Natural Religion was etched as a single work, then plate b1, a full- plate design, can no longer serve as the frontispiece to the second series. It presumably has that role in the abridged version of c. 1794 (copy L) and may have ...
William Blake, Morris Eaves, Robert N. Essick, 1998
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Finite Element Analysis of Composite Laminates
A 4 x 4 mesh in a full plate is equivalent to 2 x 2 mesh in the quarter plate. Since a larger system of equations is solved in a 4 x 4 mesh compared to a 2 x 2 mesh, some small difference is expected in the two sets of values. Table 3.7-4 contains  ...
O.O. Ochoa, J.N. Reddy, 1992
8
Lose a Kilo a Week
So fill your plate with rotis, a sabzi, a salad, and dahi and look carefully...you have a full plate right there in front of you. This will keep you energetic and full. And of course this has to be done in tandem with Rule # 2. Which again is to chew ...
Nishi Grover, 2012
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STANDARD ENGLISH AND INDIAN USAGE: VOCABULARY AND GRAMMAR
And now for the benefit of foreigners arriving in India, a 'full plate' is the usual big plate used for lunch or dinner; a 'quarter plate' is much smaller than that and is generally used for snacks; a 'half plate' is something in between the two, ...
J. SETHI, 2011
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Looking at Photographs: A Guide to Technical Terms
When glass plates for negative materials came into use, a parallel nomenclature developed, with a full plate measuring 8 by 10 inches (20.3 by 25.4 cm) and a quarter plate, 4 by 5 inches (10.2 by 12.7 cm). Mammoth plates are plates of large ...
Gordon Baldwin, Martin C. Jürgens, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A FULL PLATE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term a full plate is used in the context of the following news items.
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Rettew: Enjoying my communications on social media just fine
While others take photos of a full plate during a restaurant meal, he'll tell us FB friends about his long waits for pizza delivery. Or, he'll write ... «Daily Local News, Jul 15»
2
San Diego Comic Con 2015: What to Expect And Conference …
Comic-Con staple "Star Wars" is also expected to have a full plate for their Friday panel titled "Force Awakens". Head of Marvel TV Jeph Loeb ... «Venture Capital Post, Jul 15»
3
Sefko: Unlike 2011 title team, Mavs are right to break up this flawed …
Meanwhile, the Mavericks had a full plate Thursday. They had a morning meeting in Los Angeles with representatives of Derrick Williams, the ... «Dallas Morning News, Jul 15»
4
In-coming LAUSD board members getting their priorities in order
... interested in the Salisbury steak and wants to skip the mac 'n' cheese, she has to get a full plate and throw away what she leaves untouched. «LA School Report, Jul 15»
5
North Korea Newsletter 369 (July 2, 2015)
Lee plans to visit the North not with a full plate of politically motivated promises, but with relief supplies and knitted caps and scarves for young ... «Yonhap News, Jul 15»
6
30 of Singapore's rising stars under 30
One of eight young male stars hand-picked by MediaCorp to form the Eight Dukes, a new generation of young hunks, he has a full plate this ... «AsiaOne, Jul 15»
7
This Is Why You Eat Too Much When You're Drunk
You remember eating a full plate of green curry earlier, and you have probably consumed at least 700 calories worth of alcohol since. «Munchies_ Food by VICE, Jun 15»
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2017 Plain Dealing ATH Keldrick Carper draws SEC offers, attention …
... and social media activity that comes with the offers, though. "Next year I know I'm going to have a full plate, but I can handle it," he said. "My. «Bayoubuzz, Jun 15»
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Update: Inslee signing operating budget sometime
But the Legislature has a full plate of bills to digest today, which will be the final day of the session which started back in the second week of ... «The Spokesman Review, Jun 15»
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Top South San Francisco official staying on board: City Manager …
“He's got a full plate for the moment,” said Garbarino. “He's a go-getter. Maybe he could slow it down a notch. He's going 100 miles per hour, ... «San Mateo Daily Journal, Jun 15»

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