key plate


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key plate

[′kē ¦plāt]
(graphic arts)
A plate used in printing two-color stamps that prints the central design of the stamp.

key plate

A small plate or escutcheon having only a keyhole.
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In the key plate change month of March, Mazda sold over 11,500 cars in the UK, beating the previous record of 11,450 set in September 2009 at the height of the scrappage scheme.
Four colour plates were used in all, one for each prime colour in the printing process and a fourth black key plate to lay down the image on the pot lid.
This then became the image for the key plate that was printed in both relief and intaglio processes, with additional plates prepared for the color fields.
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The mouse's key plate is coated with a brilliant chrome finish, while a cool black display panel and matte black soft-touch grips help to create a sleek, modern styling that blends with the decor of today's sophisticated flat-screen monitors.
That has reduced costs, initially by eliminating key plates and the different kinds of armbands, so we've reduced costs substantially.
And its ergonomic design, rubber-lined thumb and pinky grips, and slightly concave key plates make it highly comfortable to use.
The mouse features a total of eight buttons, including left and right key plates, which can be set to represent different commands using the SetPoint software.