Definitions for Plateauplæˈtoʊ; esp. Brit. ˈplæt oʊ; -ˈtoʊz, -toʊz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tableland, plateau(noun)

    a relatively flat highland

Wiktionary

  1. plateau(Noun)

    A largely level expanse of land at a high elevation; tableland.

  2. plateau(Noun)

    A comparatively stable level in something that varies.

  3. plateau(Noun)

    (sports broadcast jargon) A notable level of attainment or achievement.

  4. plateau(Verb)

    Reach a stable level; level off.

  5. Origin: From plateau, diminutive of plat; see plate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Plateau(noun)

    a flat surface; especially, a broad, level, elevated area of land; a table-land

  2. Plateau(noun)

    an ornamental dish for the table; a tray or salver

  3. Origin: [F., fr. OF. platel, properly a little plate. See Plate.]

Freebase

  1. Plateau

    In geology and earth science, a plateau, also called a high plain or tableland, is an area of highland, usually consisting of relatively flat terrain.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Plateau

    pla-tō′, n. a broad flat space on an elevated position: a tableland:—pl. Plateaus, Plateaux (pla-tōz′). [Fr.,—O. Fr. platel, dim. of plat.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Plateau in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Plateau in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Michael Hewson:

    (There is) some concern that the recent recovery seen in some of the Q1 data could start to plateau in Q2.

  2. Chief Executive Mike Jackson:

    In a growing market you can be aggressive, once you hit a plateau you have to bring those inventories into line. We have changed our forward orders.

  3. Josephine Preston Peabody:

    One never learns by success. Success is the plateau that one rests upon to take breath and look down from upon the straight and difficult path, but one does not climb upon a plateau.

  4. Chalachew Seyoum:

    Honestly, it was an exciting moment, i had good experience in field surveying and knew where potential sediments are. I climbed up a little plateau and found this specimen right on the edge of the hill.

  5. Michael Hsueh:

    You're seeing more of a plateau in U.S. production rather than a decline, I've been expecting a decline in 2016 but I think the market is in a mode of show us rather than tell us and they're just not seeing the numbers, it's still looking quite difficult for those that are hoping for or expecting a recovery in prices.

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