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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
References in classic literature ?
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.
framework agreement quantity: - 2,000 pieces of use pants, - 1 000 pieces of deployment jackets, - 100 pieces of breast shields (guard police or judiciary), - 100 pieces of backplates (guard police or judiciary).
As mentioned above, water cooling heat exchangers in the rear door or water pumped directly to the backplates mounted on computing components.
If approved by the full county board, the signals at Batavia Avenue will be fitted with backplates with reflective borders, meant to increase the signals' visibility, according to Steve Coffinbarger, assistant director of the Kane County Department of Transportation.
The free mode characteristics of the above five slotted backplates are calculated in the frequency range of 10~16 kHz.
The dilution unit also features modular backplates allowing multiple units to be wall mounted as required.
The new Moto Z has modular backplates for things like additional battery power, a projector, and a speaker, though it's nowhere near as customizable as the Ara concept was.
These custom backplates, to be snapped on to the rear of a Moto Z with the magnetic connector, are supposed to enhance particular aspects of the smartphone.
Period charm is evident throughout the gorgeous home, from the servant's call panel, to the original door handles and backplates. There's even the original toilet door lock - luckily, it still works!
In May, reflective borders were installed on the backplates of a number of traffic signals along Main Street as part of an effort to reduce instances of motorists running red lights.
The other countermeasures are roundabouts, corridor access management, backplates with retroreflective borders, longitudinal rumble strips and stripes on two-lane roads, enhanced delineation and friction for horizontal curves, Safety [Edge.sub.SM], medians and pedestrian crossing islands in urban and suburban areas, and pedestrian hybrid beacons.
Many manufacturers now include thicker backplates on new toilets to maintain the safety of users, as the average weight of U.S.