Plaque

[plˈak], [plˈak], [p_l_ˈa_k]

Definitions of plaque:

  1.   ( pathology) a small abnormal patch on or inside the body
  2.   A plate, disk, or slab, artistically ornamented.
  3.   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.
  4.   A flat, thin piece of metal or earthenware upon which a picture or design is enameled or painted: used chiefly as a wall ornament.
  5.   A flat piece of metal on which an enamel is painted; also the enamel itself; a similar ornamental piece.
  6.   a memorial made of brass
  7.   1. A blood- platelet. 2. A patch or small differentiated area on the skin or a mucous surface.

Quotes for plaque:

  1. There's a plaque on our wall that says we've sold over 65 million albums, and I don't feel I've accomplished anything. I feel like I'm just getting started. – Eddie Van Halen
  2. My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don't need another plaque – Denzel Washington

Usage examples for plaque:

  1. “ For me- yon plaque on Neptune's wall Shows I've endured the seaman's throes. ” – Horace and His Influence by Grant Showerman
  2. In the wide flare of the swinging lamp, revealing Mrs. Scogin's parlor of chromo, china plaque and crayon enlargement, sofa, whatnot, and wax bouquet embalmed under glass, Mrs. Burkhardt stood for a moment, blowing into her cupped hands, unwinding herself of shawl, something Niobian in her gesture. ” – Gaslight Sonatas by Fannie Hurst
  3. Near to the portrait of the gallant huzzar was a large plaque presentment of Miss Marie herself, in all the glory of tights, wig, and make- up. ” – A Mysterious Disappearance by Gordon Holmes
  4. Under this, on a plaque was written, " Une Danseuse de Tunisie." ” – The Woman With The Fan by Robert Hichens
  5. “ " Oh," said Virginia's mother, " I did not know that was on the plaque – The Motor Maids by Palm and Pine by Katherine Stokes
  6. He pointed to a large bronze plaque hanging on the office wall. ” – Martyr by Alan Edward Nourse
  7. He clings with his two fore feet to the upper edge of the plaque and looks over it as over a wall. ” – A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1 by Georges Perrot Charles Chipiez
  8. The treaty itself ends by a description of the plaque of silver on which it was engraved. ” – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 5 (of 12) by G. Maspero
  9. What was the surprise of the Bassa when he beheld in the old dervish the man who had given the chaplet, the copper plaque and the bracelet to his three sons. ” – The Grey Fairy Book by Various
  10. Some kind of plaque – The Gun by Philip K. Dick
  11. If he were to have that plaque now it might be precious proof that a young scholar had actually lived. ” – Corpus of a Siam Mosquito by Steven Sills
  12. One plaque from the sunken temple had described the Ifugao rice terraces of Mountain Province in unmistakable detail, and also had described a skull of gold which was said to have magic properties. ” – The Golden Skull by John Blaine
  13. He took the little Braille plaque under his arm and, tapping briskly before him, felt his way to the door, saying, over his shoulder importantly, that he would try to find half an hour's time to give the inventor, although his days were really very much occupied. ” – Home Fires in France by Dorothy Canfield
  14. It was a copper or bronze plaque black, apparently with age, which once had been nailed on something for there were the holes. ” – Allan and the Holy Flower by H. Rider Haggard
  15. Miss Spence had left her mark on it by hanging up over the seat a blue- and- white Della Robbia plaque – Mortal Coils by Aldous Huxley
  16. Yet he waited before the letter box, with his eyes fixed upon the small white plaque on which was printed the time of the next delivery- eight- forty A. M. Was it the sound, or was it the movement preceding the sound, which had worked a cold change in his heart? ” – The Way of Ambition by Robert Hichens
  17. “ Pixie was informed that if she offered the plaque for nothing it would be declined. ” – The Love Affairs of Pixie by Mrs George de Horne Vaizey

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