heel plate


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heel plate

[′hēl ‚plāt]
(civil engineering)
A plate at the end of a truss.
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The sit-up-and-beg riding position is comfortable enough, but the heel plate that protects your boot from the hot exhaust also kicks your left foot too far out.
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Sorting out and packing up the contents of the Edwardian clog-maker's shop at the museum proved a challenge when literally hundreds of boxes of clog clasps, toe plates and heel plates each carefully wrapped in paper all had to be assessed.