Sill Plate (Mudsill)

Business / Construction / Sill Plate (Mudsill): Bottom horizontal member of an exterior wall frame which rests on top a foundation, sometimes called mudsill. Also sole plate, bottom member of an interior wall frame.

Other Words for Plate

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

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

Plates

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

Rough Sill

Business / Construction / Rough Sill: The framing member at the bottom of a rough opening for a window. It is attached to the cripple studs below the rough opening. 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

Screen Plate

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

Platelets

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

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