crystal plate

crystal plate

[′krist·əl ‚plāt]
(electronics)
A precisely cut slab of quartz crystal that has been lapped to final dimensions, etched to improve stability and efficiency, and coated with metal on its major surfaces for connecting purposes. Also known as quartz plate.
References in classic literature ?
The Rainbow's Daughter found three tiny dewdrops on a crystal plate, and Button-Bright had a big slice of apple pie, which he devoured eagerly.
The new and improved crystal plate design is a significant breakthrough for this experiment.
The donors were each presented with either a commemorative crystal plate or decanter to mark their achievements during a ceremony at Beamish Hall Hotel in County Durham.
The donors were each presented with a commemorative crystal plate to mark their achievements during a ceremony at Crathorne Hall Hotel near Yarm.
Both were given a crystal plate at the ceremony at the Hilton, Bromsgrove.
Also included are slogans like “I Love USA” and “Aloha USA” in Rhinestone crystal plate frames.
Kathleen Slack, 68, of Kirkburton, Patricia Lunn, 62, of Marsden and Kenneth Knight, 60, of Slaithwaite, each received a crystal plate for reaching 75 donations.
They all received a crystal plate at an awards lunch at the Queens Hotel in Chester in recognition of what they have done.
Kamil Al Baba used a round crystal plate and decorated it with Quranic verse by Sura Al A'araf (Recognition).
The presentation on a crystal plate was spectacular, and the cubes of watermelon processed with flavorings in sous-vide were so perfectly formed, dense, and juicy that when they first arrived at the table we thought they were sashimi-grade tuna.
Upon her approval, a certificate of commendation, along with a crystal plate with a Vriesea etched on it, was presented to them and was proudly displayed in one of the "bromeliad islands" in the central feature.
The suspensions were placed onto a multiple-bounce zinc-selenide crystal plate for attenuated total reflectance (ATR) analysis.