Fish-plate

Definitions

  • SHOVEL-NOSED STURGEON This fish is covered with bony plates instead of scales. The roe is made into caviar. Range: Upper and middle Mississippi Valley
    SHOVEL-NOSED STURGEON This fish is covered with bony plates instead of scales. The roe is made into caviar. Range: Upper and middle Mississippi Valley
  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Fish-plate an iron plate fitted to the web of a rail, used in pairs, one on each side of the junction of two rails
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. fisc; Ger. fisch; Ice. fiskr; L. piscis; Gr. ichthys; Gael. iasg.

Usage

In literature:

After the meat had all been fished out, you drank the soup from your bowl or plate.
"Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2)" by Carl Lumholtz
The footmen were removing the fish plates, but she was oblivious of that.
"The Man and the Moment" by Elinor Glyn
Only a minute before there was nothing but fish on the plate.
"Indian Ghost Stories" by S. Mukerji
Then there's a stage wait for three or four minutes before the fish is brought in, Cyril paddin' around ponderous with the plates.
"Wilt Thou Torchy" by Sewell Ford
So each one is given a napkin, a plate, fish, and a dish of food.
"Ideal Commonwealths" by Various
The rails were then brought along and laid down, with the fish plates, in the proper places; men put these on, and boys screwed up the nuts.
"With Kitchener in the Soudan" by G. A. Henty
When the fish were well cooked, Mrs. Puddington laid one temptingly on a hot pewter plate and covered it.
"Some Three Hundred Years Ago" by Edith Gilman Brewster
Father Hennepin was immediately presented with some boiled fish on a birch bark plate.
"The Adventures of the Chevalier De La Salle and His Companions, in Their Explorations of the Prairies, Forests, Lakes, and Rivers, of the New World, and Their Interviews with the Savage Tribes, Two Hundred Years Ago" by John S. C. Abbott
The soup-plates had been removed and the fish-course had not yet been served.
"The Kingdom Round the Corner" by Coningsby Dawson
If the fish are small, one should be placed upon each plate.
"The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness" by Florence Hartley
Hawke made himself one of the boys, put on the wooden plates, helped clean the fish, and broiled two of them.
"The Boy Scouts of the Air in Indian Land" by Gordon Stuart
In another plate in this most interesting work a Japanese mode of fishing for cuttles is delineated.
"Sea Monsters Unmasked and Sea Fables Explained" by Henry Lee
I didn't see any fish-plate.
"Down the Yellowstone" by Lewis R. Freeman
Upon this informal tablecloth was strewn a medley of unwashed plates, knives and forks, bread-crumbs, potato-peelings and fish-bones.
"Mrs. Bindle" by Hebert Jenkins
I have seen in those sacred huts a dish of boiled plantains (often by foreigners miscalled "bananas") or a plate of fish.
"Fetichism in West Africa" by Robert Hamill Nassau
Use small fancy fish plates, or salad plates.
"The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book" by Victor Hirtzler
Star-fish, madreporic plate of, 366.
"Omphalos" by Philip Henry Gosse
A bit well salted and peppered is forthwith transferred to each plate; and all agree that never fish was better and sweeter.
"Palmetto-Leaves" by Harriet Beecher Stowe
The improperly ballasted tie means too great a strain in the fish-plate.
"The Iron Ration" by George Abel Schreiner
Put on the side of your plate, any nice fish sauce from the castors.
"Miss Leslie's New Cookery Book" by Eliza Leslie
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In poetry:

I suddenly smeared the weekday map
splashing paint from a glass;
On a plate of aspic I revealed the ocean's slanted cheek. On the scales of a tin fish
I read the summons of new lips. And you could you perform
a nocturne on a drainpipe flute?
"And Could You?" by Vladimir Mayakovsky

In news:

On plates, farmed fish will beat out wild fish within six years.
There's an alluring and simple combination of small-plate antipasti, with vegetable dishes followed by a few fish offerings and an assortment of salumi.
A piece of Bluefin Tuna (Maguro) sits on a sushi plate at Yum Yum Fish in San Francisco, California.
Less is more with the tastefully plated flight of fish.
So why not celebrate that tradition of filling up your plate multiple times at TAPS Fish House in Corona's Thanksgiving Buffet .
The local catch of the day can easily turn into the local waste of the day if the fish is overcooked and plated in a lake of butter with soggy vegetables and mushy rice on the side.
Fast-growing fish may never wind up on your plate.
Fast-growing fish may never reach your plate.
Fast-Growing Fish May Never Wind Up on Your Plate.
Will fast-growing fish ever wind up on your plate.
Randy Clanton and Tommy Woodard were in charge of frying the fish, severing nearly 900 plates.
HUNTERSVILLE – Hopewell Presbyterian Church, 10500 Beatties Ford Road, hosts its second annual fish fry Saturday, March 10, 4-8 pm Adults eat for $9, and plates for children 10-years-old and younger cost $6.
4 Can't-miss Fish & Chips Plates.
For the moment, we were in blissful middle ground: plowing through plates of fish, lamb, pork and kung pao chicken, serenaded by cicadas.
Then, chances are you've enjoyed fish from Alaska's beautiful Bristol Bay, where massive fisheries produce roughly half of the salmon that shows up on plates around the U.S.
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In science:

Figure 2: Force plate used for measuring force in newtons of breaking strength of fishing line. Another handle is added below the handle pictured and is pulled to exert force on the line.
Comparing Measured Fluorocarbon Leader Breaking Strength with Manufacturer Claims
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