angle plate

noun

: a plate having an L-shaped or angular section
specifically : one of two such plates used to clamp and hold work in a shaper or other metalworking machine compare angle iron

Word History

First Known Use

1799, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of angle plate was in 1799

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“Angle plate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angle%20plate. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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