Gang Nail Plate

Business / Construction / Gang Nail Plate: A steel plate attached to both sides at each joint of a truss. Sometimes called a fishplate or gussett.

Other Words for Gang

Gang Verb Synonyms: group, band, crowd, company, pack, mob, ring
Gang Noun Synonyms: clique, set, coterie, circle, party, company, team, troupe

Other Words for Nail

Nail Adjective Synonyms: fingernail, toenail, claw, talon
Nail Noun Synonyms: fastener, fastening, spike, pin

Other Words for Plate

Plate Noun Synonyms: layer, leaf, sheet, pane, panel, lamina, slab
Plate Adjective Synonyms: platter, dish, trencher, charger

Fishplate (Gusset)

Business / Construction / Fishplate (Gusset): A wood or plywood piece used to fasten the ends of two members together at a butt joint with nails or bolts. Sometimes used at the junction of opposite rafters near the ridge line. Sometimes called a MORE


Science / Biology / Platelets: In vertebrates, cell fragments that bud off from the megakaryocytes in the bone marrow; carry chemicals needed for blood clotting. Cell fragment functioning in blood clotting. MORE


Entertainment / Photography / Plates: Early photographic glass plates coated with emulsion. MORE


Entertainment / Photography / Quarterplate: Negative or print format measuring 3¼ x 4¼ inches. It's one quarter the size of a full plate (8½ x 6½ inches). MORE

Screen Plate

Entertainment / Photography / Screen Plate: Plate used in early additive forms of color photography. MORE

Schumann Plate

Entertainment / Photography / Schumann Plate: Plate coated with an emulsion with so little gelatin content that the silver halide grains protrude above its surface. Used for photography in the ultraviolet region. MORE