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cover plate

[′kəv·ər ‚plāt]
(engineering)
A pane of glass in a welding helmet or goggles which protects the colored lens excluding harmful light rays from damage by weld spatter.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

cover plate

1. A plate fastened on the flanges of a girder to give it additional cross section.
2. A top or bottom plate of a chord, 1; also called flange plate.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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