[plat-uh-resk] /ˌplæt əˈrɛsk/
adjective, (sometimes initial capital letter)
noting or pertaining to a 16th-century style of Spanish architecture characterized by profuse applications of delicate low-relief Renaissance ornament to isolated parts of building exteriors.
noun, Shipbuilding. 1. a shop for cold-forming metal plates.
noun, Geology. 1. 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 adjacent plates. noun 1. (functioning as sing) (geology) the study of the structure of the […]
noun 1. tracery, as in early Gothic architecture, formed of cut or pierced slabs of stone set on edge with the flat side outward.
- Plate up
verb (adverb) 1. to put food on a plate, ready for serving