full plate


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full plate

[¦fu̇l ‚plāt]
(horology)
A watch with train wheels and escapement under a single plate; only the balance is exposed.
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With a new President comes a new agenda, and that added to the current economic crisis means that the new Congress will have a full plate when it comes to town.
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FULL PLATE The 2-ton herbivore known as Stegosaurus stenops is readily identifiable by the two rows of fin-like plates running along its back and two pairs of 1-meter-long spikes jutting from its tail.
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