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ground plate

Electricity. a metal plate for making a ground connection to the earth.
Building Trades. groundsill.
Origin of ground plate
1655-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for ground plate
  • One exit location is near the ground plate and the other exit location is on the opposite side of the building.
  • Product data for ground plate, connectors and connection materials, and grounding fittings.
  • While in operation an electrostatic field exists between the protected metal item and the reference ground plate.
  • Due to improper wiring of the circuit supplying the shore power, the handrail was energized via the ground plate in the boat.
British Dictionary definitions for ground plate

ground plate

a joist forming the lowest member of a timber frame Also called groundsill, soleplate
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