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1. A plate or plaque, as on an office door, inscribed with a name.
2. See masthead.


a small panel on or next to the door of a room or building, bearing the occupant's name and profession



1. a piece of metal, wood, or plastic on which the name of a person, company, etc., is printed or engraved.
2. Also called masthead, flag. the name of a newspaper printed on its front page or of a magazine printed on its cover.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nameplate - a plate bearing a namenameplate - a plate bearing a name    
doorplate - a nameplate fastened to a door; indicates the person who works or lives there
plate - a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic
صفيحَة الإسم على الباب
jmenovkaštítek se jménem


[ˈneɪmpleɪt] N (on door) → placa f (del nombre); (on goods) → placa f del fabricante


[ˈneɪmpleɪt] n (on door)plaque f


[ˈneɪmˌpleɪt] n (on door) → targa, targhetta


(neim) noun
1. a word by which a person, place or thing is called. My name is Rachel; She knows all the flowers by name.
2. reputation; fame. He has a name for honesty.
1. to give a name to. They named the child Thomas.
2. to speak of or list by name. He could name all the kings of England.
ˈnameless adjective
1. not having a name. a nameless fear.
2. not spoken of by name. The author of the book shall be nameless.
ˈnamely adverb
that is. Only one student passed the exam, namely John.
ˈnameplate noun
a piece of metal, plastic etc with a name on it. You will know his office by the nameplate on the door.
ˈnamesake noun
a person with the same name as oneself.
call (someone) names
to insult (someone) by applying rude names to him.
in the name of
by the authority of. I arrest you in the name of the Queen.
make a name for oneself
to become famous, get a (usually good) reputation etc. He made a name for himself as a concert pianist.
name after , (American) name for
to give (a child or a thing) the name of (another person). Peter was named after his father.
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The M2 CS, M4 CS, M2 CSL, M4 CSL, and M8 CSL nameplates were all registered in the United States and Canada.
Tenders are invited for dublin city council proposes to establish a single party framework agreement for one year, for the supply of street nameplates for dublin city council using the open procedure the city council is unable to state the quantity of any product that will be required for the duration of this framework but on average annually 37k was spent on of street nameplates.
Gurugram: Residents of a village in this district, in a state notorious for gender prejudice, have decided to nail nameplates of their daughters on their houses.
From its oces on the Vauxhall Industrial Estate, Ruabon, e House Nameplate Company supplies a vast array of nameplates and related items, ranging from its original house nameplates and numbers to letterboxes, door furniture and tableware.
Shortly, TDP MPs went and reinstalled the nameplates of their leaders which had been pulled down by the TMC leaders.
I was also pleased that the design replicates that of the original Huddersfield Town nameplates fitted to the London & North Eastern Railway 'Sandringham' class 4-6-0 built in 1936, which incorporate the team colours and a brass football.
On changing the style of the ship's name into italic script, these old steel nameplates were cut out of either side of the ship.
Established in 1954, GM Nameplate specializes in the custom design and manufacture of branding components including nameplates, decals, labels and custom panels; electronic input devices such as membrane switches, rubber keypads and touch screens; decorated and molded plastic components; value added assemblies; and large format digital graphics.
One of the nameplates disappeared, and was presumed lost forever.
Emblazoned across the side of a Cotswold Rail class 47 diesel locomotive, it is one of two nameplates -with the serial number 47813 -intended as a tribute to Peel, who died of a heart attack while holidaying in Peru in 2004, aged 65.
Coun Louise Flowith said: "We've had to remove a number of estate agents' advertising boards from street nameplates within the district.