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floor plate

[′flōr ‚plāt]
(building construction)
A flat board on a floor used to support wall studs.
(engineering)
A plate in a floor to which heavy work or machine tools can be bolted.

floor plate

1. A flat metal plate which is set in a floor; usually provided with slots into which equipment can be fastened.
2. A steel plate having a raised pattern which provides a nonslip wearing surface.
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At the same time, it will be able to meet the highly efficient standards of BPOs by offering extra-large floor plates typically measuring 2,164 square meter (sq m) 'You could call it a hybrid building since it appeals to two distinct office markets with disparate needs and requirements,' said Anonuevo.
Popular wisdom indicates the floor plates were designed to be opened by the pointed nose of a military full metal jacketed bullet, but I have seen all manner of tools used to open the floor plate.
Last week I showed you how to put up the outer frame - the ceiling and floor plates and two wall plates.
"Like clockwork, they would all die unless [tissue from the] floor plate was present," says Tessier-Lavigne.
Three E-Com Center is a 15-story, semi-circular twin-tower commercial building offering large, continuous office floor plates and designed to address specific site constraints.
The building, offering two floors with a floor plate of 4,332 sqm each, among the largest in the Ortigas area, recently received accreditation from the Philippine Economic Zone Authority to extend locators tax incentives.
Approximately 53,010 s/fof office space remains available at 579 Fifth Avenue, including the eighth floor and the ninth floor," with floor plates of 11,655 s/f each; the 10th floor, with a floor plate of 11,108 s/f; the 11th floor and 12th floor, with floor plates of 9,887 square feet each; and the 14th floor, with a floor plate of 8,705 s/f.
From looking at the stock it looks like it may have been a one piece floor plate since there is no hole in the stock for a forward trigger guard screw.
Chord launched 25,400 sq ft office space at the St Paul's Place development in May, which offers the biggest floor plates in the Jewellery Quarter.
The short one's no problem, but the long one can interfere with the release valve assembly and the driver's bulkhead floor plate. That can keep the locking ring from engaging and allow the brake line to pop loose.
Councillor Martin Mullaney (Lib Dem, Moseley, Kings Heath) claims the owner has removed all the original walls, ground floor plate and half the first floor plate of the depot.
3 Use a straight edge to mark the position of the floor plate along the floor.