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Meaning of PLATTER

Pronunciation:  'platur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  sound recording consisting of a disc with continuous grooves; formerly used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracked in the grooves
  2. [n]  a large shallow dish used for serving food

PLATTER is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: disc, disk, phonograph record, phonograph recording, record
 See Also: acetate disk, audio recording, dish, LP, L-P, phonograph recording disk, sound recording



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Plat"ter\, n. [From {Plat} to braid.]
    One who plats or braids.
  2. \Plat"ter\, n. [Probably fr. OF. platel, F. plateau. See
    A large plate or shallow dish on which meat or other food is
    brought to the table.
          The attendants . . . speedly brought in several large,
          smoking platters, filled with huge pieces of beef.
                                                   --Sir W.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a platter in your dream indicates that you are feeling lazy or envious. Perhaps you are wanting everything handed to you "on a silver platter".
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: bulletin board, card, catalog card, disc, dish, file, filing card, film, index card, library catalog, magnetic tape, microcard, microdot, microfiche, microfilm, motion-picture film, phonograph record, plate, salver, scoreboard, scorecard, scoresheet, server, slip, tape, ticker tape, tray, videotape