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Baseplate

A steel plate for transmitting and distributing a column load to the supporting foundation material.
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baseplate

1. A metal plate used to distribute a nonuniform load.
2. A metal plate on which a column rests.
3. A metal plate used as a foundation for heavy machinery; a bed plate.
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