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armor plate

[′är·mər ¦plāt]
(building construction)
A metal plate which protects the lower part of a door from kicks and scratches, covering the door to a height usually 39 inches (l meter) or more.
(metallurgy)
Heavy, flat steel, either surface-hardened or hardened throughout, used as a sheathing for warships, tanks, and so forth to resist penetration and deformation from heavy gunfire.

armor plate

A metal plate which protects the lower part of a door from kicks and scratches; similar to a kickplate but covering the door to a greater height, usually 39 in. (1 m) or more from the bottom of the door.
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Recognising the potential for developing a pipe repair method using composite materials, Armor Plate started an extensive testing programme in the fall of 1997.
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Because there is no lighter alternative to the current hard armor plates called ESAPI, or enhanced small arms protective insert the only option available was to switch to a lighter vest such as the one SOCOM has been buying for years.
The vest will carry standard hard armor plates for vital ballistic protection, but cover less of the Soldier's body than the Interceptor Body Armor system.
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