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switch plate

or switchplate

noun
1.
a plate, usually of metal, ceramic, or plastic, covering a switch so that the knob or toggle protrudes.
Also called wall plate.
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  • Catherine turned from her switch plate and came across the floor with her face lifted and her lips parted.

    Highways in Hiding George Oliver Smith
  • The upper hall was dark, save for the reflection from below, but Armand caught the sheen of a switch plate and pressed the key.

    The Princess Dehra John Reed Scott
  • The switch plate E is connected with a zinc earth plate used for testing the firing battery.

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