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noun base·plate \ˈbās-ˌplāt\

Definition of baseplate

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

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First Known Use of baseplate

1788


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baseplate

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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

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