switch plate

switch plate

[′swich ‚plāt]
(mining engineering)
An iron plate on tramroads in mines to change the direction of movement.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

switch plate

A flush plate for an electric switch.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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