Entry from US English dictionary
A diamond-shaped design that is stamped into metal to give it industrial strength.
- To further increase the size of the crystals, the Carnegie researchers grew gem-quality diamonds sequentially on the 6 faces of a substrate diamond plate with the CVD process.
- ‘If I had my druthers, I would have used something else,’ he says, such as durable aluminum diamond plate or Hardiplank fiber cement panels.
- Weatherby's Magnum Gun cases and Travel Lockers are made of Brite-Tread aluminum with raised diamond plate checkering.
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Syllabification: dia·mond plate
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