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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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