noun Building Trades.
a bearing plate having a projection for fixing into masonry.
Discover The Origins Of These Cooking Tool NamesThough it might sound French, carafe actually comes from the Arabic word gharrafah meaning "dipper" or "drinking vessel."
Origin of pin plate
First recorded in 1890–95
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