What does plaque mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. plaque(noun)

    (pathology) a small abnormal patch on or inside the body

  2. brass, memorial tablet, plaque(noun)

    a memorial made of brass

Wiktionary

  1. plaque(Noun)

    Any flat, thin piece of metal, clay, ivory, or the like, used for ornament, or for painting pictures upon, as a slab, plate, dish, or the like, hung upon a wall; also, a smaller decoration worn on the person, as a brooch.

  2. plaque(Noun)

    An accumulation of biofilm, or bacteria on teeth.

  3. plaque(Noun)

    Atheroma, an accumulation in artery walls made up of macrophage cells and debris containing lipids, (cholesterol and fatty acids), calcium, and connective tissue.

  4. plaque(Noun)

    A clearing in a bacterial lawn caused by a virus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Plaque(noun)

    any flat, thin piece of metal, clay, ivory, or the like, used for ornament, or for painting pictures upon, as a slab, plate, dish, or the like, hung upon a wall; also, a smaller decoration worn on the person, as a brooch

    Etymology: [F. Cf. Plack, and see Placard.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Plaque

    plak, n. a flat piece of metal or other material, used for ornament, as a brooch, &c., or for painting on, to form a wall-picture.—n. Plaquette′, a small plaque. [Fr.; cf. Plack.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of plaque in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of plaque in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of plaque in a Sentence

  1. Doug Williamson:

    Increasingly, there are imaging technologies that allow you to look at deposited amyloid plaque and even deposited tau in the brain.

  2. Robert Mathis:

    There's a plaque on the wall. So, I walk over to the wall and I read the plaque and it said' KKK application.' So, I was like,' I'm done,'.

  3. Francesca Cordeiro:

    Curcumin is fluorescent, if Francesca Cordeiro put the correct wavelength to it, it fluoresces, and it binds to the parts that are implicated in Alzheimer's, the beta amyloid plaque.

  4. Jeff Sevigny:

    I'm very pleased with the result, the 6 mg/kg dose fit in quite nicely on one measure (plaque reduction), and on another measure it came within the ballpark.

  5. Laura Weyrich:

    In ancient dental calculus, we are able to find DNA from the microorganisms in the plaque, but also anything else that has gone into the mouth, including food or work items -- for example if ancient people were cutting rope with their teeth, we might be able to see the DNA from the plant material used to make the rope.

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