switch plate

or switch·plate


noun

a plate, usually of metal, ceramic, or plastic, covering a switch so that the knob or toggle protrudes.

Nearby words

  1. switch cane,
  2. switch engine,
  3. switch grass,
  4. switch off,
  5. switch on,
  6. switch plug,
  7. switch selling,
  8. switch yard,
  9. switch-hit,
  10. switch-hitter

Also called wall plate.

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