how to pronounce platen


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platen is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of platen


  1. The part of a typewriter or printer on which the paper rests to receive an impression.
  2. The movable table of a planer or other machine tool, on which the work is fastened, and presented to the action of the tool.
  3. The part of a printing press which presses the paper against the type and by which the impression is made.
  4. The flat glass surface of a scanner or photocopier on which operators place items to be scanned.

platen frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word platen occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with platen


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