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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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In a BPO setup, the key to maximizing operating costs are buildings with large floor plates.
In conventional floor plate designs the floor plate usually features a pair of cuts in the one piece trigger guard housing, with the trigger guard housing and magazine box usually machined in one piece.
Last week I showed you how to put up the outer frame - the ceiling and floor plates and two wall plates.
While these scientists knew that intermediate targets such as the floor plate gave directional cues to growing axons, they had had no clear-cut evidence that these targets also provide factors that kept the nerve cells from committing suicide.
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.
6 Repeat for the floor plate and use 100mm nails to secure the floor plate to the joists.
At City Hall (AR August 2002), Foster and Partners justified the use of circular floor plates within a distorted spherical form, as a means of reducing solar gain.
Sewerage work: concrete cutting and drilling: concrete and reinforced concrete works: - approximately 5,000 m2 of insulation under the floor plate - approx 6,000 m2 floor plate - approximately 1,430 m2 contact with the ground outside walls - about 7~826 m2 interior walls - about 14~717 m2 ceiling - approx 4~855 m2 roofs - about 700 m Towers Masonry: - 580 m2 masonry steel construction - about 120m props - about 64 m Stabilization Association - approximately 2,050 m2 roofs (No exhaustive list)
Working within a 600mm module that emphasizes the verticality of the facades, he has positioned windows of clear, coloured, and translucent glass to cut across the floor plate and blur the division between the two levels.
The property offers full floor opportunities in the building; both at the base with a 70,000 SF floor plate and in the tower, providing a 21,000 s/f floor plate.