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bedplate

Syllabification: bed·plate
Pronunciation: /ˈbedplāt
 
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Definition of bedplate in English:

noun

A metal plate forming the base of a machine.
Example sentences
  • By using the computer's case as a bedplate, the motherboard and other components can be stacked atop one another in sequence, tested as a system, and locked in place at the end of the assembly line.
  • The upper case is lowered onto the bedplate, and a liquid sealing compound is injected into a groove in the contact surface.

Words that rhyme with bedplate

circumvallatetemplate

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