Definition of fingerplate in English:

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fingerplate

Pronunciation: /ˈfɪŋɡəpleɪt/

noun

A piece of metal or porcelain fixed to a door above the handle to prevent fingermarks on the surface of the door itself.
Example sentences
  • The Finger Plate has a lacquer finish, although this is worn away in the centre due to age and use.

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