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  • noun Plural form of plater.


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  • Party leader John-Paul Langbroek said for the first time, there are more learner drivers than p-platers, meaning some people may be getting stuck. | Top Stories

  • It's about the performance tonight of these platers, and I love them.

    Jim Harbaugh ponders his next move after Stanford wins Orange Bowl

  • More than half a million American workers inhale the metal dust on the job, including steel workers, chrome platers, welders and paint and pigment makers.

    Chromium Wars, The Sequel EPA Probes Possible Chromium Cover-Up

  • Dad reckons they are going to introduce a curfew on P platers.

    sierrazen Diary Entry

  • And he went around the paddock putting his feet just so and quiet and careful and moving easy like he knew just what he had to do and not jerking and standing up on his legs and getting wild eyed like you see these selling platers with a shot of dope in them.

    The Short Stories

  • A voice cried out anxiously, ‘Will ye be needing platers, mister?’

    Ruined City

  • By the time it got to the top of the town it seemed that two hundred skilled men were required, specially platers.

    Ruined City

  • The next application, nickel and silver platers and buffers, are good contract customers as a rule; one case in our experience showing but an average use of 20 per cent. of the contract horse power hours.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 664, September 22,1888

  • I'll bet a thousand dollars that that fellow had as good a chance at the start as any of us, -- just threw himself away, -- whiskey, I suppose, or women, or the platers -- the combination more likely.

    The Statesmen Snowbound

  • In five minutes an article is coated with silver in every part, inside and out; and that mere "blush" of silver, as the platers term it, will receive as brilliant a polish, and look as well (for a month) as if it were solid plate.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 122, December, 1867


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