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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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Similar escutcheons belonging to the Castello family are described and reproduced in Albert M.
You probably remember the handle escutcheon shrinking tightly up to the handle and turning with the handle, thereby tearing the trim.
The set that came with my Police Positive grips were a perfect fit but the H&R grips required (careful) drilling for flush mounting of the escutcheons.
Contract awarded for Acquisition Escutcheons And Patches; Sun.
Those American conservative economists whose escutcheons bear the maxim "government is the problem, not the solution," will not be enthusiastic about Ropke's approach to the market economy.
It will be offered with choices of black, white, almond and stainless-steel escutcheons and doors; two door configurations, and the option to install full-length custom doors.
Thus, two possibilities cannot be ruled out: 1) though most of such hanging-bowls were found in Anglo-Saxon graves, they may well be imports, from which 2) the techniques as shown on the escutcheons of the hooks of these bowls may well have made their way to the north of England, reinforcing the Irish style, which had been dominating there, anyway.
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The automotive industry often does this with letters, escutcheons and decorative trim.
Carmean - had called attention, in footnotes and asides, to the precedent of this format in the escutcheons for the deceased in Dutch churches, not to mention Dutch tiles and stained glass.
This is the Breaker Morant gambit, employed without notable success by British army commanders seeking to remove atrocious bloodstains of the Boer War from their escutcheons with the solvent of Australian blood.
Harald Johannsohn, whose company installed the system, says: With the online wireless escutcheons at entrance doors, the customer is provided with a solution in real time.