baseplate

play
noun base·plate \ˈbās-ˌplāt\

Definition of baseplate

  1. :  a plate that serves as a base or support

1876

First Known Use of baseplate

1876


Medical Dictionary

baseplate

play
noun base·plate \ˈbās-ˌplāt\

Medical Definition of baseplate

  1. 1:  the portion of an artificial denture in contact with the jaw

  2. 2:  the sheet of plastic material used in the making of trial denture plates


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up baseplate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to search out and expose misconduct

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • alphabet-magnets
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ