Face plate

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(Turning) A plate attached to the spindle of a lathe, to which the work to be turned may be attached.
A covering plate for an object, to receive wear or shock.
A true plane for testing a dressed surface.

See also: Face, Face, Face

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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As well as showing off his physique in the figure hugging costume, Will also wore a full face mask complete with metal face plate and a scope sight to help him target his victims for the DC comics adaptation.
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The high-impact face plate is recessed into the foam to prevent contact with the vehicle, thus preventing scratching.
The LPR-36 is easy to install over single-and double-gang boxes and on commercial bollards, and has only two mounting screws that can be accessed without removing the face plate. It can also be constructed from weather-resistant stainless steel and is clear powder-coated to repel finger prints.
VisuALIF is the first modular lumbar interbody device with an open-face allowing in situ graft placement, tactile feedback with face plate attachment and device placement flush with the anterior aspect of the vertebrae, SpineSmith added.
The Mill-Max part family 0990-0 and 0990-1 through -4 and 0997-0 through -9 are discrete SLCs featuring a large base utilized for either increased PCB stability or assembly in non-PCB applications such as a face plate. These part families offer a range of application heights from .137" to .430" (3.48 mm to 10.92 mm.).
By design, fiber optic based digital integration provides simple face plate swap out upgrades that protect ROI investment dollars.
Witmer Wood Products has launched a new line of dovetail drawers called "Drawers of Distinction." The "Drawers of Distinction" eliminate the need for a face plate thereby making the drawer front an effective display element, Witmer says.
Your avionics shop will remove the face plate, install the plastic cover and put everything back together,
5 Use a pencil to mark round the fore end and face plate of the lock while it is in the rectangular hole.