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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A flat metal plate or tablet that is inscribed and used for decoration or as a memorial. Also: A thin film that forms on the teeth and hardens into tartar if not removed.

Usage examples (36)
  • Abraham Lincoln's words, "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan," appear on a plaque on the Veterans Administration building...
  • He pointed to the empty space on the door where a name plaque should be.
  • The piece is created by following a simple set of instructions, stated adjacent to the art on the title plaque:
  • That made the game a de facto national championship and allowed Nixon to present a title plaque to the winner. for more
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