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switch plate

a plate, usually of metal, ceramic, or plastic, covering a switch so that the knob or toggle protrudes.
Also called wall plate. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Replace cracked or missing light switch plate covers and outlet faceplates.
  • Picture page overlays slide behind the switch plate face.
  • By pressing down on the appropriate switch plate opposite that item, a sound is produced, communicating an idea.
  • Check position of the switch plate on the range selector.
  • In addition, all switch plate and electrical outlet covers had been removed, exposing wires.

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