Striking plate

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The plate against which the latch of a door lock strikes as the door is closed
A part of the centering of an arch, which is driven back to loosen the centering in striking it.

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Iznik pottery also featured prominently at Sotheby's, with some striking plates and wall hangings.
While you're in drydock is a good time to check and repair your sounding tubes and striking plates.
These crushers are constructed from two counter-rotating cages, located one within the other, and incorporating circumferential striking plates (hammers).