Definition of Platter

1. Noun. A large shallow dish used for serving food.

Generic synonyms: Flatware



2. Noun. Sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove.
Exact synonyms: Disc, Disk, Phonograph Record, Phonograph Recording, Record
Terms within: Acetate Disk, Phonograph Recording Disk
Specialized synonyms: L-p, Lp, 78, Seventy-eight
Generic synonyms: Audio, Audio Recording, Sound Recording
Derivative terms: Record

Definition of Platter

1. n. One who plats or braids.

2. n. A large plate or shallow dish on which meat or other food is brought to the table.

Definition of Platter

1. Noun. A tray for serving foods. ¹

2. Noun. The part of a turntable on which a Gramophone record rests when being played, commonly made of aluminum, but sometimes high impact plastic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Platter

1. a large, shallow dish [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Platter

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platonized
platonizer
platonizers
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platonizing
platoon
platooned
platooning
platoonmate
platoonmates
platoons
plats
platt
platted
platter (current term)
platterful
platterfuls
platterlike
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platting
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plattnerite
platy
platy-
platybasia
platybasic
platycephalic
platycephalous

Literary usage of Platter

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1. A Literary Source-book of the Italian Renaissance by Merrick Whitcomb (1898)
"THOMAS platterS Thomas platter, 1499-1582, affords another example of the strong ... Born in Switzerland, in the canton of Wallis, platter obtained the ..."

2. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1868)
"Ph. US) A platter of red lead, ... until it became black, when it was called lil,nk platter. ... POTASS'II IO'DIDI, platter of Po- dine iif ..."

3. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1882)
"—L. discus, a quoit, platter; in late L., a table. ... a quoit, platter (above). Discern ; see Concern. Disciple. (F.-L.) OF disciple. ..."

4. The American Journal of Education by Henry Barnard (1858)
"V. SCHOOL LIFE IN THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY, IN THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OT THOMAS platter.* THOMAS platter was born in the year 1490, ..."

5. The Practical Hotel Steward by John Tellman (1913)
"Serve on 9-lnch silver platter masked with black butter and ... Serve on 10-Inch silver platter; sliced cucumbers and tomatoes on same ..."

6. A Literary Source-book of the Italian Renaissance by Merrick Whitcomb (1898)
"THOMAS platterS Thomas platter, 1499-1582, affords another example of the strong ... Born in Switzerland, in the canton of Wallis, platter obtained the ..."

7. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1868)
"Ph. US) A platter of red lead, ... until it became black, when it was called lil,nk platter. ... POTASS'II IO'DIDI, platter of Po- dine iif ..."

8. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1882)
"—L. discus, a quoit, platter; in late L., a table. ... a quoit, platter (above). Discern ; see Concern. Disciple. (F.-L.) OF disciple. ..."

9. The American Journal of Education by Henry Barnard (1858)
"V. SCHOOL LIFE IN THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY, IN THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OT THOMAS platter.* THOMAS platter was born in the year 1490, ..."

10. The Practical Hotel Steward by John Tellman (1913)
"Serve on 9-lnch silver platter masked with black butter and ... Serve on 10-Inch silver platter; sliced cucumbers and tomatoes on same ..."

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