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plat 1

 (plăt)
tr.v. plat·ted, plat·ting, plats
To plait or braid.
n.
A braid.

[Middle English platen, alteration of plaiten, to fold, braid; see plait.]

plat 2

 (plăt)
n.
1. A piece of land; a plot.
2. A map showing actual or planned features, such as streets and building lots.
tr.v. plat·ted, plat·ting, plats
To make a plat of: plat a new town.

[Middle English, probably alteration (influenced by plat, something flat) of plot; see plot.]

plat

(plæt)
n
a small area of ground; plot
[C16 (also occurring in Middle English in place names): originally variant of plot2]

plat

(plæt)
n, vb, plats, platting or platted
(Hairdressing & Grooming) a variant spelling of plait
[C16: variant of plait]

plat1

(plæt)

n., v. plat•ted, plat•ting. n.
1. a plot of ground.
2. a plan or map, as of land.
v.t.
3. to make a plat of.
[1400–50; late Middle English; variant of plot, reinforced by Middle English plat flat of a sword < Old French: something flat (see plate)]

plat2

(plæt)

n., v. plat•ted, plat•ting. n.
1. plait; braid.
v.t.
2. to plait; braid.
[1350–1400; Middle English; variant of plait]

plat.

1. plateau.
2. platoon.

plat


Past participle: platted
Gerund: platting

Imperative
plat
plat
Present
I plat
you plat
he/she/it plats
we plat
you plat
they plat
Preterite
I platted
you platted
he/she/it platted
we platted
you platted
they platted
Present Continuous
I am platting
you are platting
he/she/it is platting
we are platting
you are platting
they are platting
Present Perfect
I have platted
you have platted
he/she/it has platted
we have platted
you have platted
they have platted
Past Continuous
I was platting
you were platting
he/she/it was platting
we were platting
you were platting
they were platting
Past Perfect
I had platted
you had platted
he/she/it had platted
we had platted
you had platted
they had platted
Future
I will plat
you will plat
he/she/it will plat
we will plat
you will plat
they will plat
Future Perfect
I will have platted
you will have platted
he/she/it will have platted
we will have platted
you will have platted
they will have platted
Future Continuous
I will be platting
you will be platting
he/she/it will be platting
we will be platting
you will be platting
they will be platting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been platting
you have been platting
he/she/it has been platting
we have been platting
you have been platting
they have been platting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been platting
you will have been platting
he/she/it will have been platting
we will have been platting
you will have been platting
they will have been platting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been platting
you had been platting
he/she/it had been platting
we had been platting
you had been platting
they had been platting
Conditional
I would plat
you would plat
he/she/it would plat
we would plat
you would plat
they would plat
Past Conditional
I would have platted
you would have platted
he/she/it would have platted
we would have platted
you would have platted
they would have platted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plat - a map showing planned or actual features of an area (streets and building lots etc.)plat - a map showing planned or actual features of an area (streets and building lots etc.)
map - a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it)
Verb1.plat - make a plat of; "Plat the town"
map - make a map of; show or establish the features of details of; "map the surface of Venus"
References in classic literature ?
Such Pleasure took the Serpent to behold This Flourie Plat, the sweet recess of EVE Thus earlie, thus alone; her Heav'nly forme Angelic, but more soft, and Feminine, Her graceful Innocence, her every Aire Of gesture or lest action overawd His Malice, and with rapine sweet bereav'd His fierceness of the fierce intent it brought: That space the Evil one abstracted stood From his own evil, and for the time remaind Stupidly good, of enmitie disarm'd, Of guile, of hate, of envie, of revenge; But the hot Hell that alwayes in him burnes, Though in mid Heav'n, soon ended his delight, And tortures him now more, the more he sees Of pleasure not for him ordain'd: then soon Fierce hate he recollects, and all his thoughts Of mischief, gratulating, thus excites.
Accordingly, he soon reached an open plat of turf, on the opposite side of which, a rock, rising abruptly from a gently sloping plain, offered its grey and weatherbeaten front to the traveller.
There is no saying where this desultory conversation would have led the worthy couple, had not the men, who were stamping the snow off their feet on the little plat form before the door, suddenly ceased their occupation, and entered the bar-room.
They want to run a new branch of their street car line straight through here and they're going to plat this quarter into streets and lots.
Despite the fact, therefore, that all Nietzsche's views in this respect were dictated to him by the profoundest love; despite Zarathustra's reservation in this discourse, that "with women nothing (that can be said) is impossible," and in the face of other overwhelming evidence to the contrary, Nietzsche is universally reported to have mis son pied dans le plat, where the female sex is concerned.
In those days the front of the Province House looked upon the street; and the whole site now occupied by the brick range of stores, as well as the present court-yard, was laid out in grass plats, overshadowed by trees and bordered by a wrought-iron fence.
Indeed, these lofty plats of table-land seem to form a peculiar feature in the American continents.
The railings about the plats were prostrate, decayed, or altogether gone.
Plat is highly regarded for his 25 years of international clinical research experience in the cardiovascular area having worked within a number of global pharmaceutical companies including Merck Research Laboratories, Daiichi-Sankyo, Novartis, and Bristol Myers Squibb.
Pays Plat is one of a number of suppliers selected to feed the mill's daily fibre needs of 2,000 tonnes.
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