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soleplate

[sohl-pleyt] /ˈsoʊlˌpleɪt/
noun, Carpentry.
1.
a plate upon which studding is erected.
Also called shoe, sole, solepiece
[sohl-pees] /ˈsoʊlˌpis/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; sole2 + plate1
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  • The header stud extends from the soleplate to the bottom of the header.

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