Column baseplate

Column baseplate

A horizontal plate beneath the bottom of a column which transmits and distributes the column load to the supporting materials below the plate.
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column baseplate

A horizontal plate beneath the bottom of a column; transmits and distributes the column load to the supporting material below the plate.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.