finger plate

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Noun1.finger plate - a flat protective covering (on a door or wall etc) to prevent soiling by dirty fingers
protective cover, protective covering, protection - a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"
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The blast blew shattered glass for 50 yards and sent a brass finger plate hurtling through the glass front door of a house in Beatrice Road facing the restaurant.
Q WHERE can I buy a ceramic white finger plate with a floral design on it?
The idea of using a hand or finger plate, which is covered with prints from previous users can be repulsive to some people.
The distance between each finger plate assembly can be adjusted by tightening the bolts at the required spacing.
Oaktree House at 115, Lordswood Road, Harborne in Birmingham, a five bedroom house dating from 1910 when it was a show house for a respected local building firm' Original door detail includes this beaten copper finger plate in Arts & Crafts style' A 25ft run of kitchen and breakfast room space has been created to one side of the house