platter (plural platters)

  1. A tray for serving foods.
    • 1765, Oliver Goldsmith, The Traveller, or, A Prospect of Society
      While his lov'd partner boastful of her hoard,
      Displays the cleanly platter on the board;
  2. A main dish and side dishes served together on one plate.
  3. The hard surface of a turntable on which a gramophone record rests when being played.
  4. (computing) One of possibly many disks on which data is stored in a mechanical hard drive.
Translations Translations Noun

platter (plural platters)

  1. One who plats/plaits or braids.

Proper noun
  1. Surname

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