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boiler plate[′bȯil·ər ‚plāt]
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A fairly smooth surface on a cliff, consisting of flush or overlapping slabs of rock, having little or no foothold.
A crusty, frozen surface of snow.
Flat-rolled steel, usually ¼ to ½ inch (6 to 13 millimeters) thick; used mainly for covering ships and making boilers and tanks. Also known as boiler steel.
1. Plates of steel used for making boilers and tanks.
2. The accessories and appurtenances associated with a boiler plant.
3. Those portions of the specifications that commonly apply to most buildings, so are commonly reproduced from one set of specifications to another.