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backplate

[′bak‚plāt]
(building construction)
A plate, usually metal or wood, which serves as a backing for a structural member.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

backplate

A plate, usually metal or wood, which serves as a backing for a structural member.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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