plateful


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plate·ful

 (plāt′fo͝ol′)
n. pl. plate·fuls
1. The amount that a plate can hold.
2. A generous portion of food.

plateful

(ˈpleɪtfʊl)
n
the amount that a plate will hold
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plateful - the quantity contained in a plateplateful - the quantity contained in a plate  
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
Translations
مِلء صَحْن
talíř
portiontallerken
tányérnyi
diskfylli
tabak dolusu

plateful

[ˈpleɪtfʊl] Nplato m

plateful

[ˈpleɪtfʊl] nassiette f, assiettée fplate glass nverre m à vitre, vitre fplate-glass window nbaie f vitrée

plateful

nTeller m; two platefuls of saladzwei Teller (voll) Salat

plateful

[ˈpleɪtfʊl] npiatto

plate

(pleit) noun
1. a shallow dish for holding food etc. china plates.
2. a sheet of metal etc. The ship was built of steel plates.
3. articles made of, or plated with, usually gold or silver. a collection of gold plate.
4. a flat piece of metal inscribed with eg a name, for fixing to a door, or with a design etc, for use in printing.
5. an illustration in a book, usually on glossy paper. The book has ten full-colour plates.
6. (also dental plate) a piece of plastic that fits in the mouth with false teeth attached to it.
7. a sheet of glass etc coated with a sensitive film, used in photography.
ˈplated adjective
covered with a thin layer of a different metal. gold-plated dishes.
ˈplateful noun
the complete contents of a plate. a plateful of potatoes; two platefuls of chips.
ˈplating noun
a thin covering of metal. silver-plating.
plate glass
a kind of glass made in thick sheets for windows, mirrors etc.
References in classic literature ?
Linton mixed a tumbler of negus, and Isabella emptied a plateful of cakes into her lap, and Edgar stood gaping at a distance.
Seeing this the Emperor had a plateful of biscuits brought him and began throwing them down from the balcony.
Shall I spend it here where there is a cosy fire, a plateful of delicious russets, three purring and harmonious cats, and two impeccable china dogs with green noses?
Oliver, whose eyes had glistened at the mention of meat, and who was trembling with eagerness to devour it, replied in the negative; and a plateful of coarse broken victuals was set before him.
Having cleared a plateful, I became so far humanized as to intimate to Mr.
If I want to write any thing very pathetic--I mean, if I want to try to write anything very pathetic--I eat a large plateful of hot buttered muffins about an hour beforehand, and then by the time I sit down to my work a feeling of unutterable melancholy has come over me.
Well now, she shouldn't have taken the brooch, Marilla, or told stories about it," he admitted, mournfuly surveying his plateful of unromantic pork and greens as if he, like Anne, thought it a food unsuited to crises of feeling, "but she's such a little thing--such an interesting little thing.
He helped himself to another plateful of the pie, and spoke more directly to Mercy, alternately eating and talking as composedly and pleasantly as if they had known each other for years.
Of this preparation a tolerably abundant plateful was apportioned to each pupil.
He had hastily helped us to the soup, and was dispatching an ample plateful with portentous speed.
He held his head on one side and screwed up his mouth, as he nudged Bartle Massey, and watched half-witted Tom Tholer, otherwise known as "Tom Saft," receiving his second plateful of beef.
The servant returned to us, bringing with him a tiny bottle of champagne and a plateful of delicate little sugared biscuits.