wall plate


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wall plate

n.
1. A horizontal timber situated along the top of a wall at the level of the eaves for bearing the ends of joists or rafters.
2. A plate used to attach a bracket or similar device to a wall.

wall plate

n
(Building) a horizontal timber member placed along the top of a wall to support the ends of joists, rafters, etc, and distribute the load
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Noun1.wall plate - plate (a timber along the top of a wall) to support the ends of joists, etc., and distribute the loadwall plate - plate (a timber along the top of a wall) to support the ends of joists, etc., and distribute the load
plate - structural member consisting of a horizontal beam that provides bearing and anchorage
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There have been employed in making the said new cage, ninety-six horizontal beams, and fifty-two upright joists, ten wall plates three toises long; there have been occupied nineteen carpenters to hew, work, and fit all the said wood in the courtyard of the Bastille during twenty days.
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75" of pull out extension for wiring and servicing monitors and a lightweight wall plate design that enables a single installer to layout the video wall grid.
Extreme Networks' new Altitude 4511 snap-on Wi-Fi mobility solution featuring Motorola Solutions' compact Wall Plate access points holds great potential for further expanding mobility for our campus network," said Joe Passmore, director of campus IT at Tennessee Wesleyan College.
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