book-plate


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • book plate — book plates also book plate N COUNT A book plate is a piece of decorated paper which is stuck in the front of a book and on which the owner s name is printed or written …   English dictionary

  • book|plate — «BUK PLAYT», noun. a label pasted in a book with the owner s name or emblem …   Useful english dictionary

  • book-plate — see book plate …   English dictionary

  • book·plate — /ˈbʊkˌpleıt/ noun, pl plates [count] : a piece of paper stuck on the inside front cover of a book that shows the name of the person who owns the book …   Useful english dictionary

  • Book — n. & v. n. 1 a a written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers. b a literary composition intended for publication (is working on her book). 2 a bound set of blank sheets for writing or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Plate armour — is personal armour made from large metal plates, worn on the chest and sometimes the entire body. History Plate armour protecting the chest and the lower limbs was used by the ancient Greeks and Romans, but it fell into disuse after the collapse… …   Wikipedia

  • plate tectonics — plate tectonic, adj. Geol. a theory of global tectonics in which the lithosphere is divided into a number of crustal plates, each of which moves on the plastic asthenosphere more or less independently to collide with, slide under, or move past… …   Universalium

  • Plate — may refer to: * Plate (dishware) * Plate (structures), a type of foundation * A flat piece of metal used in orthopedics to connect the two parts of a broken bone, such as a dynamic compression plate * Plate armor, body armor made of metal plates… …   Wikipedia

  • Book scanning — is the process of converting physical books into digital media such as images, electronic text, or electronic books (e books) by using an image scanner. Digital books can be easily distributed, reproduced, and read on screen. Common file formats… …   Wikipedia

  • plate — [plāt] n. [OFr, flat object < fem. of plat, flat < VL * plattus < Gr platys, broad, flat: see PLATY ] 1. a smooth, flat, relatively thin piece of metal or other material 2. a sheet of metal made by beating, rolling, or casting 3. a) any… …   English World dictionary

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