What Is the Definition of Plateau?

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A plateau is defined as a normally large piece of land that is having a relatively flat level surface. The word is said to have been first used back in the year 1796.
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Generally speaking it's a point at which you reach your highest point/peak and level off, no longer gaining. In much the same way a plateau sits highest on cliff, and flattens off
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A " Plateau" is a mountain type form that has a flat surface instead of a point.
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Baguio City, the country's summer capital, is a plateau.
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the tibetan plateau it is 1600 mi east west 600 mi north south
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pla·teau
[pla-toh or, esp. British, plat-oh]
NOUN [PLURAL PLA·TEAUS, PLA·TEAUX]
1.
a land area having a relatively level surface considerably raised above adjoining land on at least one side, and often cut by deep canyons.
2.
a period or state of little or no growth or decline: to reach a plateau in one's career.
3.
Psychology a period of little or no apparent progress in an individual's learning, marked by an inability to increase speed, reduce number of errors, etc., and indicated by a horizontal stretch in a learning curve or graph.
4.
a flat stand, as for a centerpiece, sometimes extending the full length of a table.
VERB (USED WITHOUT OBJECT) [PLA·TEAUED, PLA·TEAU·ING.]
5.
to reach a state or level of little or no growth or decline, especially to stop increasing or progressing; remain at a stable level of achievement; level off: After a period of uninterrupted growth, sales began to plateau.
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A plateau is an area of land that is flat and is raised above the surface of adjoining land and often cut by deep canyons, and it can also mean to reach an area of no progress for example weight loss.
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