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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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Shell elongate, equivalved, dorsal and ventral margins subparallel; beaks rise above dorsal margin, tightly incurved, prosogyrate; posterior margin more broadly curved than anterior margin; greatest length below midheight, greatest width anterior of midlength; lunule and escutcheon present; valve surface with numerous broad, comarginal, rounded plicae commonly becoming coarser ventrally; some plicae bifurcate posteriorly; muscle scars and hinge not observed.
Leghorn's Sephardic synagogue contained a marble monument bearing the escutcheon of the Franco family.
You probably remember the handle escutcheon shrinking tightly up to the handle and turning with the handle, thereby tearing the trim.
The new single-handle kitchen and lavatory faucets are available with or without a four-inch escutcheon.
In his lecture on heraldry, "The Iris of the Earth," Ruskin used the visual field of the escutcheon to bring himself into visual communion with Rose La Touche.
Outside during a wreath-laying ceremony at the statue of Cyprus' first president, Archbishop Makarios III, Anastasiades announced that the emblem of the Republic of Cyprus would be placed above the British escutcheon which still adorns the entrance to the palace from British colonial times.
Escutcheon in the shape of a boy in the Sun belt, holster round his narrow hips.
5 cm lower than the rim to minimise splashing; centring the faucet escutcheon over the divider permits reach into both basins without requiring the use of a pullout spray-head or side-spray.
In both cases, we're talking about more than just a stain on the corporate escutcheon.
The receiver has false side plates inletted into the stock, and all external metal surfaces, even the trigger guard, its screw head, and the forend escutcheon, are completely covered with hand-done scroll engraving--hence the name "Super Scroll.
DESCRIPTION A silver color medal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches in height consisting of a shield blazoned as follows: argent, an escutcheon azure (dark blue) charged with a wreath of laurel surmounted by a sword bendwise point to base and a quill in saltire all gold.