Definition of Flatware

1. Noun. Tableware that is relatively flat and fashioned as a single piece.

Specialized synonyms: Plate, Platter, Saucer
Generic synonyms: Tableware



2. Noun. Silverware eating utensils.
Exact synonyms: Silver
Generic synonyms: Silverware
Derivative terms: Silver

Definition of Flatware

1. n. Articles for the table, as china or silverware, that are more or less flat, as distinguished from hollow ware.

2. n. Articles for the table, as china or silverware, that are more or less flat, as distinguished from hollow ware.

Definition of Flatware

1. Noun. (American English) Eating utensils; cutlery, such as forks, knives and spoons. ¹

2. Noun. plates, dishes and other relatively flat crockery. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flatware

1. tableware that is fairly flat [n -S]

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Literary usage of Flatware

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1. Potential Impact on the U. S. Economy and Industries of the GATT Uruguay ...by Mark Estes by Mark Estes (1994)
"Table 53-1 CHAPTER 53 Silverware, flatware, ... flatware and jewelry: Selected US sector data, 1991-93 2 General ..."

2. Transactions of the Sanitary Institute of Great Britain by Sanitary Institute of Great Britain (1894)
"They are divisible into two classes, called respectively hollow- ware and flatware pressers, according as they make hollow-ware, such as jugs and vases, ..."

3. Transactions by Sanitary Institute (1894)
"The hollow-ware presser constructs his jug within a mould of the requisite shape, divisible into halves ; whereas the flatware presser spreads a thin lamina ..."

4. Real Math for Young Learners by Jo Ellen Moore, Jill Norris (1998)
"Put stacks of dishes and flatware nearby. Set one place on the table. ... Place a stack of dishes, glasses, and flatware in the middle of an empty table. ..."

5. The Practical Hotel Steward by John Tellman (1913)
"On the right, close to the napkin, in the order named: Large knife, dessert spoon, small knife, tea spoon, all flatware to touch the bead on edge of the ..."

6. Mrs. Norton's Cook-book: Selecting, Cooking, and Serving for the Home Table by Jeanette Young Norton (1917)
"The new silver pan requires only the laying of the flatware in it, ... Many careful housekeepers also put away their solid flatware for the summer, ..."

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