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a portable appliance for cooking, formerly heated by a gas burner placed underneath it, now heated chiefly by an electrical unit in the appliance.
a hot meal, usually consisting of meat, potato, and a vegetable, served all on one plate and usually at a set price at a restaurant or lunch counter.
a plate that can retain heat in order to keep food hot.
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Origin of hot plate
First recorded in 1835–45
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How to use hot plate in a sentence
Once warmed by the pump-up "naptha" lantern and the gasoline hotplate, it would become a bog.Blind Man's Lantern|Allen Kim Lang
British Dictionary definitions for hot plate
/ (ˈhɒtˌpleɪt) /
an electrically heated plate on a cooker
a portable device, heated electrically or by spirit lamps, etc, on which food can be kept warm
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