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backplate

[′bak‚plāt]
(building construction)
A plate, usually metal or wood, which serves as a backing for a structural member.

backplate

A plate, usually metal or wood, which serves as a backing for a structural member.
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The RSA suggested placing "no passing" lines in crosswalk approaches, activating the dual red lights simultaneously, using split phasing for median-divided streets, using reflective-border backplates, lowering the walking speed to 1.
Additional illumination for reading is provided by minimalist LED headboard lights with specially designed square chrome backplates.
Reader optimization technology adapts to challenging environments, including metal surfaces, and eliminates need for metal backplates or special readers.
LectraLock Outlet Protectors come with backplates in white or six other colors to match your decor.
Keep backplates free of oil, rust, and dirt or risk reducing magnetic force.
A bar cabinet based on a 16th century Italian antique features square and circle motifs, flat hinges and ornate backplates.
Components such as hubs, impellers, and pulleys for automotive and truck pumps crowd one another on a display wall in the quality testing lab along with brackets, oil pistons, backplates, and a variety of retainers, fans, and cam journals that the company has produced.
It was important to us from an enhanced safety perspective to include features such as non-conductive backplates, compression-style lug terminals and touch-safe fuse holders," explains Daniel Sherwood, P.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT or DOT), through its Purchasing Unit (Purchasing), requests bids to establish a contract for the purchase of various types of Traffic Signal Housings, Visors and Backplates, including all associated parts for installation of these items.