skirting plate

skirting plate

[′skərd·iŋ ‚plāt]
(ordnance)
A thin plate which is placed a considerable distance in front of the main armor plate and which acts as a passive form of resistance to the jet of shaped-charge ammunition.
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In addition, the public spaces will have all new equipment and amenities, including banquet tables, skirting plates, glassware, silverware, serving pieces, and center pieces.