bedplate

[ bed-pleyt ]
/ ˈbɛdˌpleɪt /
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noun

a plate, platform, or frame supporting the lighter parts of a machine.

Nearby words

  1. bednorz,
  2. bednorz, johannes georg,
  3. bedouin,
  4. bedpad,
  5. bedpan,
  6. bedpost,
  7. bedquilt,
  8. bedrabble,
  9. bedraggle,
  10. bedraggled

Origin of bedplate

First recorded in 1840–50; bed + plate1

Also called baseplate.

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British Dictionary definitions for bedplate

bedplate

/ (ˈbɛdˌpleɪt) /

noun

a heavy metal platform or frame to which an engine or machine is attached
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