escutcheon


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escutcheon

the place on the stern or transom of a vessel where the name is shown

Escutcheon

A protective plate that surrounds the keyhole of a door or door handle.

escutcheon

[e′skəch·ən]
(design engineering)
An ornamental shield, flange, or border used around a dial, window, control knob, or other panel-mounted part. Also known as escutcheon plate.

escutcheon

key plate, escutcheon, 1
1. A protective plate surrounding the keyhole of a door, a light switch, etc.; also called a scutcheon.
2. A flange on a pipe, used to cover a hole in a floor through which the pipe passes.
3. A protective or ornamental cover at the termination of a post, picket, or rail against a tread, floor, or wall.
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Slide off the old sleeve, old compression nut and the escutcheon (if you're going to replace it).
Wikk supplied 35 heavy-duty bronze door actuator switches with custom escutcheon plates to architectural specification.
Remarks and explanation The Escutcheon is composed of the Chief & pale, the two most honorable Ordinaries.
Small, narrow, elongate, subtrapezoidal shell; anterior margin narrowly convex, extended; dorsal and ventral margins nearly parallel; posterior margin truncate, flatly convex; beaks near anterior end, tightly incurved, prosogyrate; lunule and escutcheon present; umbonal ridge rounded, extending to ventoposterior margin; anterior and ventral area below umbonal ridge with numerous strap-like, comarginal growth ridges having steep edge dorsally; other features not preserved.
The map of northwest Europe has one singular feature, the large escutcheon conjoined with the arms of both Philip II of Spain and Mary of England.
A newly designed scorecard no longer carries the image of a feather-topped Indian above the maroon-colored escutcheon of the club.
The escutcheon on Decker's former residence is one of the last remnants of one of Hollywood's most remarkable social circles of the '30s, the Bundy Drive Boys.
124) In Toledo's opulent synagogue built by Don Samuel Halevi Abulafia in the 1350s (now the Santa Maria del Transito), the dedicatory inscription to the left of the Torah ark (heikhal) bears a coats of arms depicting diagonally positioned pairs of castles and lions, symbolizing the kingdoms of Castile and Aragon, King Pedro's escutcheon.
ARclad 8314, 8901, and 7992 are pressure sensitive adhesive tapes engineered for lens and escutcheon bonding in mobile phone handsets including the new 2.
The next blot on the escutcheon was Cosima's attempt, in 1914, to have her daughter Isolde declared no child of Wagner's in order to prevent Isolde's son Franz Biehler from threatening the Bayreuth succession she intended for her homosexual son Siegfried.
To suggest that the way forward, as paved here, is flanked the length by dense thicket, or to warn those treading it that the going is uphill, is to cast no blot on the authors' escutcheon.