Definition of wall plate in English:

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wall plate

noun

A timber laid horizontally in or on a wall as a support for a girder, rafter, or joist.
Example sentences
  • The wall plate supporting the ground floor structure was not isolated from the damp walls and was, itself, damp.
  • Use construction adhesive rather than nails or screws to adhere your bottom wall plate to the floor.
  • The lead was dressed over the top of the fascia boards and, on the inside, it was dressed over the wall plate and the lower part of each rafter.
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