- a platelike part of a mechanism, oscillating in its own plane, to which links or rods are attached by pins.
Examples from the Web for wrist plate
Historical Examples of wrist plate
The exhaust valves are both opened and closed by the action of the wrist-plate and connecting rods.
When in operation, the bell-crank is rotated in the direction of the arrow by the action of the wrist-plate and connecting-rod.
The valve gear is of the regular Corliss type, driven by a single eccentric and wrist-plate.