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.
He was joined by the Mayor of Kirklees Clr Christine Iredale, who presented a crystal plate on behalf of the Royal British Legion to Kirklees College tutor Stephanie Mills in recognition of her support in enlisting student volunteers to help run the shop.
Tenders are invited for Supply of ge atr crystal plate system of smart orbit atr/nicolet 8700 ftir - 01 no.
The description: The movement is built on a sapphire crystal plate and some of its parts-such as the barrel drum and the tourbillon carriage bridge-are skeleton-worked.
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.
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.
5 meters deep, and one great microcline/quartz crystal plate in Adam's room measures about 20 X 60 cm; however, the prettiest pieces are miniature-size single crystals and tightly intergrown crystal clusters of fluorite, a few with shining, golden brown sprays and fans of acicular goethite crystals to 5 cm clinging onto their sides.