Definition of blanking plate in English:

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blanking plate

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noun

A plate that covers an opening in a device or a wall to protect it from moisture or dust.
Example sentences
  • Each of the PCI slots are covered with blanking plates and the rest of the case, the side panels are held in place with two thumbscrews.
  • The PCI insert is simply a blanking plate of plastic, it isn't designed to interface with the system in anyway and is there purely to hold the cooler in place.
  • Simply pull the top green lever up, remove a blanking plate, install your cards and then replace the green lever.

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