toeplate


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toeplate

[′tō‚plāt]
(building construction)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

toeplate

1. Same as kickplate, 2.
2. A flat metal bar attached to the outer edge of a metal grating or to the rear edge of a tread, and projecting above the top surface of the grating or tread so as to form a lip or curb.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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