What does plaque mean?

Definitions for plaque
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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.

ChatGPT

  1. plaque

    A plaque is a flat, often round, deposit or buildup of material that adheres to a surface. This term is used in various contexts to describe different substances such as bacterial accumulations on teeth, fat deposits in blood vessels, inscribed commemorative pieces, or areas of abnormal tissue in the brain associated with conditions like Alzheimer's disease.

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. Doug Williamson:

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

  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. Ambassador David Friedman:

    We are so excited, we have the official seal of the United States Embassy. We have the dedication plaque. They are covered right now, but on Monday they are going to be unveiled.

  4. Emily Vondrachek:

    Hand painted a plaque with footprints for 2/24/09. He was born on the 23rd. I think it must be February.

  5. Ken Slater:

    His efforts also paid for a Chair of Honor in remembrance of soldiers Missing in Action or Prisoners of War. He will also have a folded flag with a plaque that will represent the people donating to the project.

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