anchor plate

noun

Definition of anchor plate

: a wooden or metal plate attached to or embedded in a support and used as an anchor (as for supporting cables)

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First Known Use of anchor plate

1831, in the meaning defined above

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“Anchor plate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anchor%20plate. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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