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nameplate

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noun name·plate \-ˌplāt\

Simple Definition of nameplate

  • : a metal or plastic sign that is attached to a door or wall and that shows the name of the person, group, or company that lives or works there

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of nameplate

  1. :  something (as a plate or plaque) bearing a name (as of a resident or manufacturer)

Circa 1859

First Known Use of nameplate

circa 1859


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