Science / Marine Biology / Plate: Major section of the earth's crust, bounded by such features as mid-ocean ridges

Other Words for Plate

Plate Adjective Synonyms: platter, dish, trencher, charger
Plate Noun Synonyms: layer, leaf, sheet, pane, panel, lamina, slab

Bash Plate

Technology / Motorcycle / Bash Plate: A protective plate fitted under the engines of off-road machines to prevent damage caused by grounding. MORE

Cell Plate

Science / Biology / Cell Plate: In plants, a membrane-bound space produced during cytokinesis by the vesicles of the Golgi apparatus. The cell plate fuses with the plasma membrane, dividing the cell into two compartments. MORE


Technology / Motors / Nameplate: The plate on the outside of the motor describing the motor, HP, voltage, RPM's, efficiency, design, enclosure, etc. MORE

Sill Plate (Mudsill)

Business / Construction / Sill Plate (Mudsill): Bottom horizontal member of an exterior wall frame which rests on top a foundation, sometimes called mudsill. Also sole plate, bottom member of an interior wall frame. MORE

Plate Tectonics

Science / Biology / Plate Tectonics: The movement of the plates that make up the surface of the Earth. The revolutionary paradigm in geology that the earths crust is composed of rigid segments (plates) in constant (although considered sl MORE

Divergent Plate Boundary

Science / Biology / Divergent Plate Boundary: The boundary between two tectonic plates that are moving apart. MORE