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.


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