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wall plate

[′wȯl ‚plāt]
(building construction)
A piece of timber laid flat along the tip of the wall; it supports the rafters. Also known as raising plate.
(mining engineering)
A horizontal timber supported by posts resting on sills and extending lengthwise on each side of the tunnel; roof supports rest on the wall plates.

Wall plate

A horizontal piece of timber, laid flat along the top of the wall at the level of the eaves, which carries the rafters.

wall plate

wall plate, 1
A horizontal member (such as a timber) across a timber-framed, masonry, or concrete wall to carry and distribute the load imposed by members that support the roof.
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To find out more about the EuroNetwork wall plate range, visit the National Homebuilding and Renovation Show next weekend, or alternatively check out their website.
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There are various pieces with the same design, including vases, breakfast bowls and your wall plate.
At the same time, the bottom face of the rafter exerts an outward force on the tenon, which tends to rotate the wall plate about its lower outside edge.
The Designer Series colored wall plates can be mixed and matched throughout the facility to coordinate the color scheme and decorating theme of each room.
PAT Sutherland won a competition organised by Cleadon Village Women's Institute at their February meeting for the best antique wall plate.
The drawing on page 172 shows the proportions of the two-piece shelf plate, support arm, and wall plate.
The same runner can accommodate HDMI, DVI and DVI + audio signals by simply switching out the wall plate or flying lead.
The mounts also feature ClickStand[TM] props that hold the TV more than 3 inches from the wall for easy access to cables or AV hookups; a locking mechanism that securely holds the TV to the wall plate and locks with an audible "click;" quick-release tabs that stay hidden but can be pulled down to unlock the TV from the wall plate for easy access behind the TV; and a unique rail design that allows the installer to shift the display left or right on the wall plate for desired placement, even with off-center studs.
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The model numbers can be found on the product label sticker located on the metal wall plate, under the plastic cover that covers the top horizontal bar.
In order to upgrade or change equipment, users only need to change the cable terminal, known as the break-away flying lead or break-away wall plate.