flat plate n.
A survey radiograph, usually of the abdomen, without use of contrast media and obtained while the patient is recumbent.
The world was thought to be a flat plate, with Delphi in the middle, and the ocean all round.
Lay it on a flat plate and bruise it with the blade of a knife.
The brass balls are shown at A, and beneath them the flat plate B, which acts as a reflector.
Next is the stage, or flat plate, upon which the objects to be viewed are placed.
The flat plate may be left as it is, but if possible a depression should be made at the point where the shaft is to be placed.
A flat plate of metal filling up the passage between the air-pump and condenser.
This was a flat plate of steel over a yard in length, to which was bolted a row of long, sharp teeth, likewise of steel.
This type often has flat plate attached to one end, lower edge of which is bent to form catch.
Lay it on a flat plate, and bruise it with the blade of a knife.
And she put all the Apache hair in the olla, and placed the flat plate on top to cover it with greasewood gum to seal it up tight.