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wall plate

[′wȯl ‚plāt]
(building construction)
A piece of timber laid flat along the tip of the wall; it supports the rafters. Also known as raising plate.
(mining engineering)
A horizontal timber supported by posts resting on sills and extending lengthwise on each side of the tunnel; roof supports rest on the wall plates.

Wall plate

A horizontal piece of timber, laid flat along the top of the wall at the level of the eaves, which carries the rafters.

wall plate

wall plate, 1
A horizontal member (such as a timber) across a timber-framed, masonry, or concrete wall to carry and distribute the load imposed by members that support the roof.
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Ann Smith, Technical Manager of EuroNetwork commented: “We are really excited to be able to show how our wall plates can make a huge difference when installing AV equipment into the home.
One group of frames was constructed with the rafters notched to mate with the wall plates as shown in Figure la, whereas the remaining frames were constructed with beveled wall plates as shown in Figure lb.
The sensors attached to the wall plates observed AE waves radiated into water from the bottom plate.
The Lesotho government commissioned my wall plates as diplomatic gifts for heads of state.
In plates pre-inoculated with 75% FeSi, the percentage of ferrite was higher than the thin wall plates pre-inoculated with SiC and treated with the same amount of MgFeSi.
The Designer Series colored wall plates can be mixed and matched throughout the facility to coordinate the color scheme and decorating theme of each room.
Southwest-style handpainted wood wall plates, in soft pastel colors, have been introduced in outlet and switch configurations.
Easy Installation - The AP-93H is installed on existing network wall plates and leverages the existing CAT 5 infrastructure to lower the cost and complexity of in-room WiFi deployments.
Each coupler is fully compatible with all Keystone-type faceplates and wall plates and blank patch panels and is fully tested to meet Cat6 standards.
Most wall plates let you slide the TV left or right a few inches, so the plate doesn't have to be perfectly centered where the TV will hang.
Side wall plates were then slipped into place over the ends of the sidewall-stud tenons and the corner-post tenons.
The device can be installed using available single, duplex or triplex wall plates, for additional capacity, segregation of cables and cable management.