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number plate

noun TRANSP
uimhirphláta masc  c m u

plate

noun
verb
phrases
noun
1 noun flat dish for eating foodpláta masc4  c m udinner plate pláta dinnéirto serve the food on a plate an bia a chur ar phláta 2 noun contents of, amountpláta masc4  c m ua full plate of bread lán pláta aráin, lán pláta d'arán
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3 noun (US) platter (in restaurant)pláta masc4  c m utrinsiúr masc  c m useafood plate pláta bia mara, pláta de bhia mara 4 (also collection plate) noun REL of church collectionpláta masc4  c m upláta na hofrála 5 noun trophypláta masc4  c m u 6 noun competitionpláta masc4  c m u 7 noun BIOL for growing cells, culture etcpláta masc4  c m uagar plate pláta agair 8 noun flat piece of metal etcpláta masc4  c m u 9 noun MED piece of metal put in sb's bodypláta masc4  c m u 10 noun ZOOL protective bone/hornpláta masc4  c m ulann fem2  c m u 11 noun small piece of metal, plastic with informationpláta masc4  c m upresentation plate pláta bronnta 12 (also number plate) noun AUTO for vehicleuimhirphláta masc  c m uthe car was fitted with false plates bhí plátaí bréige ar an gcarrtrade plate trádphláta 13 noun thin layer of gold, silverpláta masc4  c m u 14 noun dishes, etc with thin layer of gold/silvergréithe plátáiltewe ate off silver plate bhí ár mbéile ar ghréithe airgid, bhí ár mbéile ar ghréithe a bhí plátáilte le hairgead 15 noun PUBL, PRESS metal used in printingpláta masc4  c m u 16 noun PUBL picture printed on special paperpláta masc4  c m u 17 noun PHOT piece of glasspláta masc4  c m u 18 noun MED of false teethpláta masc4  c m u 19 (also tectonic plate) noun GEOG, GEOL layer of rock (surface of earth)pláta masc4  c m u 20 noun SPOR (of baseball) home basedaoradh baile
verb
21 verb serve onto TRANSITIVEcuir ar phlátaíthe food was plated up in front of us cuireadh an bia ar phlátaí os ár gcomhair 22 verb BIOL transfer cells etc onto TRANSITIVEcuir ar phlátathe samples were plated for culture cuireadh na samplaí ar phláta saothráin 23 verb protect/cover TRANSITIVEplátáil verb  c m uthe roof was plated with steel bhí an díon plátáilte le cruach, plátáladh an díon le cruach 24 verb MED put metal into body TRANSITIVEpláta a chur ihe had his hand plated cuireadh pláta ina lámh 25 verb cover with thin layer of gold/silver TRANSITIVEplátáil verb  c m u 26 verb SPOR (of baseball) score run(s) TRANSITIVErith a scóráilrith a fháil
phrases

give sth to sb on a plate

(also

hand sth to sb on a plate

) rud a thabhairt do dhuine ar phlátarud a leagan chuig duine ar phláta

on your plate

ar do phláta agathe had enough on his plate bhí go leor ar a phláta aige, bhí a sháith ar a ghogán aige