Surface Plate

Business / Machine Shop / Surface Plate: An accurately machined and scraped flat metal piece (usually of cast iron) used to check the flatness of surfaces.

Other Words for Plate

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

Other Words for Surface

Surface Adverb Synonyms: pave, concrete, tarmac
Surface Adjective Synonyms: exterior, covering, outside, top, skin, integument, facade, face, boundary, interface, superficies, side, plane

Square Surface

Business / Machine Shop / Square Surface: A surface at a right angle with another surface. MORE

Sole Plate

Business / Construction / Sole Plate: The bottom, horizontal framing member of a wall that's attached to the floor sheeting and vertical wall studs. MORE

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. MORE

Standard Surface Pressure

Science / Weather / Standard Surface Pressure: The measurement of one atmosphere of pressure under standard conditions. It is equivalent to 1,013.25 millibars, 29.92 inches of mercury, 760 millimeters of mercury, 14.7 pounds per square inch, or 1. MORE

Streak Plate

Science / Geology / Streak Plate: A piece of unglazed porcelain that is used for determining the streak of a mineral specimen. MORE


Life Style / Travel / Surface: Travel over land that does not involve an aircraft. MORE