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plaque
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Definition a sticky, thin film that is made up of a protein substance and microorganisms that adhere to the tooth
  • In the lobby, almost the first thing you see, there's a large marble plaque.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • Walt installs a memorial just inside the door, a simple brass plaque inscribed with a few words.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • Perhaps some medical-looking marble frontage with a gold-plated plaque on the wall.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • Tonight, Aunt Emily has said a missionary found your name on a plaque of the dead.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • On a pocked and lichen-splotched cement wall is bolted a small stone plaque.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Then her husband, Dr. Larsen, her children and grandchildren present a plaque to Mason.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • They lived on the ground floor, and on the doorpost was a highly polished oval plaque with the house number.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • Park His mom always kept her keys in the same place—on a little key-shaped plaque in the entryway that said KEYS.
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  • In the bathhouse, she changed to pajamas, her expression still hard as a plaque.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • I proudly sat behind the Sierra Leone name plaque, listening and waiting for my turn to speak.
    Ishmael Beah  --  A Long Way Gone
  • There is no trophy, no plaque, no certificate, no plate.
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine
  • The wrought-iron fence held a plaque declaring that this was a San Francisco landmark, erected as an orphanage after the Great Earthquake.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter's Daughter
  • A funeral plaque with a light hangs beside the door.
    August Wilson  --  Fences
  • A gold plaque with "Imperials" faced out the back window.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • A bronze plaque next to the door reads War Command.
    Victoria Aveyard  --  Red Queen
  • Beneath her is a large plaque that reads KNOWLEDGE LEADS TO PROSPERITY.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • When I left the University of Virginia for Carnegie Mellon, my friend and fellow professor Gabe Robins gave me a sledgehammer with a plaque attached.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture
  • A plaque inside St. Mary's commemorated the marriage of Lord Clive, and another that of Governor Elihu Yale, who later founded a university in America.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • 600 univs would have bought my daughter a respectable plaque, and I intend to get that money back.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • Chief Scipio received his plaque, to applause.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United

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