Hour plate

the plate of a timepiece on which the hours are marked; the dial.

See also: Hour

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An existing 27,000 litres an hour plate heat exchanger has been integrated with an existing separator, and both have been combined with a new Tetra Alex 25 M homogeniser and a new Tetra Alfast 210 standardiser into a modem partial stream homogenisation line.
The 48 and 72 hour plates were prepared in a similar manner with 3H--thymidine being added after 30-32 hours and 54 - 56 hours from initial cell seeding.