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Definition of the noun Plaquette
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noun - plural: plaquettes
- A small bas-relief metal tablet used as a decoration for book covers in the 15th-17th centuries.
- [physics] The smallest closed loop, enclosing the region between four lattice sites, in lattice gauge theory.
Plaquette is a French word meaning small plaque, especially small low relief sculptures in bronze or other materials. These were popular in the Italian Renaissance and later. They may be commemorative, but especially in the Renaissance and Mannerist periods were often made for purely decorative purposes, with often crowded scenes from religious, historical or mythological sources. Only one side is decorated, giving the main point of distinction with the artistic medal, where both sides are normally decorated. Most are rectangular or circular, but other shapes are found, as in the example illustrated. Typical sizes range from about two inches up to about seven across a side, or as the diameter, with the smaller end or middle of that range more common. They "typically fit within the hand", as Grove puts it. At the smaller end they overlap with medals, and at the larger they begin to be called plaques.
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by G. L. Sewell
in the case where X is a lattice, B satisfies the quantisation condition that the magnetic flux through any plaquette is an integral multiple of hc/2e = irhcle. Comments (1) Proposition 9.3.2 tells us that, if X is a continuum, then ODLRO and ...
by Gordon Campbell
Late Mannerist, Baroque and Neoclassical Italian taste had no place for the plaquette; lacking those cyclical innovations in technique that periodically revitalized printmaking, it fell into a long decline and eventual disappearance. E. Maclagan: ...
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ... in Thirty Volumes with New American Supplement
DUPLEssIs PLAQUETTE. BoulANGER PLAQUETTE. ROTY. RoTY. WEDDING MEDAL. Rory. AMBROISINE MERLIN. From the Medal by MICHEL CAZIN. MAURICE ALBERT Pol:TRAIT. RoTY. MEDALS AND PLAQUETTEs. JULES CHAPLAIN ...
Constituting in Combination with the Existing Volumes of the Ninth Edition, the Tenth Edition of that Work, and Also Supplying a New, Distinctive, and Independent Library of Reference Dealing with Recent Events and Developments
DUPLEssis PLAQUETTE. BoulANGER PLAQUETTE. RoTY. Rory. WEDDING MEDAL. IROTY. - AMBROIsiNE MERLIN. MAURICE ALBERT - From the Medal by PolttitAIT. ROTY. * * MICHEL CAZIN. MEDALs AND PLAQUETTEs, Jules ...
Encyclopedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm
DUPLESSIS PLAQUETTE. Ron'. BOULANGER PLAQUETTE. Row. WEDDING MED-"“~ AMBROISINE MERLIN MAURICE ALBERT PORTRAIT_ ROTY' From the Medal by Rory, MICHEL Cum. MEDALS AND PLAQUETTES. Juuas CHAPLAIN.
by David Padua
Consider the front plaquette ofthe cell at left, for the given values ofthe couplings, and try to find an assignment ofthe four spins such that all four links are satisfied. If one starts with σ = + and goes around the ...
Also called plaquette. 3. Any tablet or distinctly flat plate of metal or porcelain, whether plain or ornamented; particularly, an ornamental circular plate intended for a wall-decoration. See cut in next column. --- Plaque in Relief of Enameled ...
A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge, with a New Atlas of the World by William Dwight Whitney
Also calli'd plaquette. 3. Any tablet or distinctly flat plate cf metal or porcelain, whether plain or ornamented ; particularly, an ornamental circular plate intended for a wall-decoration. See cut in next column. plash Plaque in Relief of Enameled ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)
Also called plaquette.
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- The Plaquette
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- Plaquette Bureaux
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- Plaquette produits
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- ITT plaquette couv.
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- Plaquette commercial DCI-Cofras
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- PLAQUETTE SAINT LOUIS
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- Overhandiging plaquette
Gerda Feunekes (rechts) overhandigt de plaquette borstvoedingsvriendelijke gemeente aan Ina Blom.
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The value of this 9-letter word is 20 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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