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bedplate

[ bed-pleyt ]
/ ˈbɛdˌpleɪt /
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noun
a plate, platform, or frame supporting the lighter parts of a machine.
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Also called baseplate.

Origin of bedplate

First recorded in 1840–50; bed + plate1
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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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