What does plateau mean?

Definitions for plateau
plæˈtoʊ; esp. Brit. ˈplæt oʊ; -ˈtoʊz, -toʊzplateau

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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.

    Etymology: From plateau, diminutive of plat; see plate.

  2. plateau(Noun)

    A comparatively stable level in something that varies.

    Etymology: From plateau, diminutive of plat; see plate.

  3. plateau(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From plateau, diminutive of plat; see plate.

  4. plateau(Verb)

    Reach a stable level; level off.

    Etymology: 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

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

  2. Plateau(noun)

    an ornamental dish for the table; a tray or salver

    Etymology: [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.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. plateau

    An upland flat-topped elevation.

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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

Examples of plateau in a Sentence

  1. Dave Mirra:

    It was never going to be that fun for me to go on riding on a plateau level and not keep progressing, but by the same token I got to a point where I really couldn't take getting injured anymore in the name of progression, it put me in a stalemate. I probably could have milked BMX for a lot longer if I'd really wanted to, but that's not my style.

  2. Michael Hewson:

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

  3. Takeshi Inomata:

    It is probable that many people from surrounding areas gathered for special occasions, possibly tied to calendrical cycles, the rituals probably involved processions along the causeways and within the rectangular plaza. The people also deposited symbolic objects such as jade axes in the center of the plateau.

  4. 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.

  5. Anders Tegnell:

    In major parts of Sweden, around Stockholm, we have reached a plateau( in new cases) and we're already seein the effect of herd immunity and in a few weeks' time we'll see even more of the effects of that.

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