Striking plate - definition of Striking plate by The Free Dictionary
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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.|
See also: Striking, Striking
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The Vesta cases had a serrated striking plate
on which the vesta would be rubbed.
This striking plate
accompanied the view of Scotland's rivers in the Atlas of Scotland, published by John Thomson in 1832.
It took years of corrosion and dropping plumb bobs to penetrate the striking plate
This allows you to see where the striking plate
It may incorporate a marking device to gauge the position of the striking plate
in the doorframe.