What does platter mean?

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ˈplæt ərplat·ter

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. platternoun

    a large shallow dish used for serving food

  2. phonograph record, phonograph recording, record, disk, disc, platternoun

    sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove


  1. platternoun

    A tray for serving foods.

  2. platternoun

    The part of a turntable on which a Gramophone record rests when being played, commonly made of aluminum, but sometimes high impact plastic.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Platternoun

    one who plats or braids

    Etymology: [Probably fr. OF. platel, F. plateau. See Plateau.]

  2. Platternoun

    a large plate or shallow dish on which meat or other food is brought to the table

    Etymology: [Probably fr. OF. platel, F. plateau. See Plateau.]


  1. Platter

    A platter is a large type of dishware used for serving food. It is a tray on which food is displayed and served to people. Its shape can be oval, round, rectangular, or square. It can be made of metal, ceramic, or plastic. Plain and ornate platters suitable for more formal settings or occasions are made of, or plated with, silver, and antique examples are considered quite valuable. Especially expensive and ceremonial platters have been made of gold.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Platter

    plat′ėr, n. a large flat plate or dish. [M. E. plater—O. Fr. platelplat, a plate.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of platter in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of platter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of platter in a Sentence

  1. Emeasoba George:

    Genuine success is never meant to come to you or to anyone else on a platter of gold or silver. Yes! you ought to either create it yourself, work it out yourself, go for it proactively, courageously and unyieldingly or you associate with those who are already successful and who are willing to act as catalysts towards the actualization or realization of your own prospective genuine success. -Emeasoba George

  2. Siddharth Astir:

    Patience is never served on the platter...

  3. Nusra Front:

    We warn soldiers of (Division 30) against proceeding in the American project, we, and the Sunni people in Syria, will not allow their sacrifices to be offered on a golden platter to the American side.

  4. Ali Fehmi:

    People around the world are just desperate to get a vaccine and it is literally available on a platter for us.

  5. Marie-France Kern:

    Cooking with tomatoes doesn’t have to be complicated. Don’t underestimate the versatility of a platter of slow roasted tomatoes.

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