Plate-powder

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Plate-powder a composition of rouge and prepared chalk used for cleaning gold and silver plate and plated articles
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. plate, fem. of plat, flat—Gr. platys, broad.

Usage

In literature:

I will say here, that a plate submitted to only an ordinary polish is found to contain numberless minute particles of the powder made use of.
"American Handbook of the Daguerrotype" by Samuel D. Humphrey
I could see the buckles of the men's plates and the powder charges in their bandoliers.
"Micah Clarke" by Arthur Conan Doyle
Only the powder-magazines were armour-plated, but the plates used were of the strongest kind.
"Freeland" by Theodor Hertzka
Hartshorn is one of the best possible ingredients for plate powder for daily use.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
I hate the taste of plate-powder.
"The Simpkins Plot" by George A. Birmingham
A stream of water constantly plays upon the plates, which are also constantly powdered with fine sand.
"France and the Republic" by William Henry Hurlbert
First, there was placed at each plate a dear little mince pie, hot, and covered with a drift of powdered sugar.
"Marjorie's Busy Days" by Carolyn Wells
The shell had apparently dented the plating over the powder, and the red glow through the crevices showed the danger.
"Famous Sea Fights" by John Richard Hale
This was engraved upon a huge and massive plate of gold, thickly powdered with emeralds and other precious stones.
"The Red True Story Book" by Various
Hand it over; it will clean with a little plate-powder, if necessary.
"Miss Cayley's Adventures" by Grant Allen
Why is flirting like plate-powder?
"The Handbook of Conundrums" by Edith B. Ordway
The powder was composed of two distinct parts, fine grains of sand and small plates of mica.
"The Glaciers of the Alps" by John Tyndall
The fine powder is used by lapidaries and plate-glass manufacturers.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 3" by Various
The plate was exposed in perfect darkness, the powder was ignited, and instantly there was a flash of the most intense light.
"The Mountains of Oregon" by William Gladstone Steel
Some indeed place alum upon an iron plate, roast it, and make it into powder.
"De Re Metallica" by Georgius Agricola
The figure was engraved on a massy gold plate, thickly powdered with emeralds and precious stones.
"Ancient Faiths And Modern A Dissertation upon Worships, Legends and Divinities" by Thomas Inman
Slice six good sized apples, add one-quarter of a pound of sugar and a teaspoonful of powdered cinnamon, mix and fill the plates.
"The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book" by Victor Hirtzler
Plate-powder of course is an unknown invention here.
"First Impressions on a Tour upon the Continent" by Marianne Baillie
White garments are sometimes powdered with little devices in yellow stain, as in Plate XXXIX.
"Stained Glass of the Middle Ages in England and France" by Hugh Arnold
Silver in ingots, bars, plates, sheets, or powder, N. W. kilog.
"Industrial Cuba" by Robert P. Porter
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In news:

When the surface has cooled, tap off the excess embossing powder on a paper plate.
Designed for the indirect heating and cooling of free-flowing powder and bulk solid food products, Bulkflow's heat exchanger consists of a series of closely spaced, hollow, fully welded plates.
We are a contract finisher with anodizing, alkaline zinc plating, electrocoat and powder coat capabilities.
Products Finishing, Stephen R. Schulte, P.E REM from Hixson Inc. We are a contract finisher with anodizing, alkaline zinc plating, electrocoat and powder coat capabilities.
There are no guarantees, but zinc plating can be successfully powder coated if you have the right plating surface.
Prominent New Hampshire fabricator adds powder coating and plating services to roster.
To assemble place the pound cake on a plate, pour the cherries and bananas mixture on top, dollop with either ice cream or fresh whipped cream and garnish with powdered sugar and a mint sprig.
The parts will be powder coated or plated.
He also drizzles the plate with chive oil and sprinkles it with chile powder.
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In science:

Based on our discussions with them, it appears that the simplest and most economical method to achieve this design is to use thin, uniform thickness tungsten plates and scintillating fibers with a tungsten powder epoxy polymer to fill the gaps.
sPHENIX: An Upgrade Concept from the PHENIX Collaboration
In this design, shown in Figure 3.2, two uniform thickness tungsten plates with a thickness ∼ 1 mm would be pre-bent into the accordion shape and cast together with a layer of scintillating fibers and a mixture of tungsten powder and epoxy in a mold to form a “sandwich” with the desired shape.
sPHENIX: An Upgrade Concept from the PHENIX Collaboration
Figure 3.2: Optical accordion “sandwich” consisting of two tungsten plates in an accordion shape (1 mm thickness) and a layer of 1 mm scintillating fibers with tungsten powder and epoxy filling the gaps.
sPHENIX: An Upgrade Concept from the PHENIX Collaboration
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