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ground plate

noun

  1. Electricity. a metal plate for making a ground connection to the earth.
  2. Building Trades. groundsill.


ground plate

noun

  1. a joist forming the lowest member of a timber frame Also calledgroundsillsoleplate


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Word History and Origins

Origin of ground plate1

First recorded in 1655–65
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Example Sentences

Prepare a finely ground plate with phosphoric acid and gum, wash very well with water, and let it dry.

The ground plate is of carbon, Page 299 circular in form, covering both line plates with a mica separator.

The carbon blocks with their separator slide between clips and a ground plate.

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