plaquette definition

  • noun:
    • a tiny bas-relief metal tablet used as a decoration for guide covers in the 15th-17th centuries.
    • The smallest closed loop, enclosing the region between four lattice internet sites, in lattice measure principle.
    • a little plaque, esp., in contemporary medal engraving, a tiny and fragile bas-relief, whether cast or struck from a die, or of form other than circular.
    • A small plaque or level attractive item, as a tile of porcelain or a plate of material, created for application to a piece of furnishings within its ornamentation: since, a bureau embellished with bronze plaquettes.
    • Same as plaque, 5.

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