What does plaque mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. plaquenoun

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

  2. brass, memorial tablet, plaquenoun

    a memorial made of brass

Wiktionary

  1. plaquenoun

    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. plaquenoun

    An accumulation of biofilm, or bacteria on teeth.

  3. plaquenoun

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

  4. plaquenoun

    A clearing in a bacterial lawn caused by a virus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Plaquenoun

    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. 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. 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,'.

  2. 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.

  3. Olga Lehtonen:

    We only want a small plaque, how can that bother anyone?

  4. Doug Williamson:

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

  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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