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backplate

(ˈbækˌpleɪt)
n
a plate of armour which guards the back
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.backplate - plate armor protecting the backbackplate - plate armor protecting the back; worn as part of a cuirass
armor plate, armor plating, armour plate, plate armor, plate armour - specially hardened steel plate used to protect fortifications or vehicles from enemy fire
cuirass - medieval body armor that covers the chest and back
Translations

backplate

[ˈbækpleɪt] N (US) → sesos mpl de cerdo
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Next you buckle your greaves on your legs, and your cuisses on your thighs; then come your backplate and your breastplate, and you begin to feel crowded; then you hitch onto the breastplate the half-petticoat of broad overlapping bands of steel which hangs down in front but is scolloped out behind so you can sit down, and isn't any real improvement on an inverted coal scuttle, either for looks or for wear, or to wipe your hands on; next you belt on your sword; then you put your stove-pipe joints onto your arms, your iron gauntlets onto your hands, your iron rat-trap onto your head, with a rag of steel web hitched onto it to hang over the back of your neck -- and there you are, snug as a candle in a candle-mould.
The four arms of the cross were filled with garnets and a heavy suspension loop was soldered to the backplate and decorated with filigree wire some of which was used round the edge of the cross to hide the joins.
For enthusiasts who want to draw attention to their rig, Aura Sync RGB lighting on the shroud and backplate allows illumination to be synchronized to the beat of music, change colors based on processor temperatures, or cast an array of patterns.
The images suggest that the new GTX 1060 will also have the dual-fan Windforce cooling system we have seen on current gen Gigabyte GPUs along with an all black backplate. If NVIDIA launches this GPU, it will be the fourth iteration of the GP106 chip as there are already two variants of the 6GB GTX 1060.
The back of the V20 comes with an aluminum backplate instead of the rubber back that's found on the V10.
As before it delivers pulse rate monitoring via two bright green LEDs on the device's backplate. These are used to measure your capillaries expanding and contracting on your wrist due to changes in blood volume, allowing the device to deliver information about your heart rate or the intensity of your workouts.
It comes with a rail to mount any sight of your choice, screws to adjust height, and a backplate locking system to secure the rail and eliminate any movement from vibration.
To use the tool, remove the backplate, driving rod spring and bolt pin.
The open space between the face of the cylinder and the backplate measures .082 inch.
The station housing is molded of tough polycarbonate and includes a steel backplate. The polycarbonate is backed by a lifetime guarantee against breakage in normal use and electronics are guaranteed for a year.
UK-based PC add-on card manufacturer Brain Boxes Ltd has launched what it believes to be the world's first three-port PCI serial card having all three of its ports mounted on one backplate.