Definition of nameplate
: something (such as a plate or plaque) bearing a name (as of a resident or manufacturer)
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Its biggest marques, the mass-market VW nameplate and premium Audi division, lost customers to competitors amid continuing turmoil over its diesel emissions scandal that’s now almost two years old.
The Impala nameplate is no upstart, having appeared on three different runs of varying duration (1958–85, 1994–96, and 2000-to-present) and even more generational body-style iterations.
Toyota Motor Corp. has long ruled over quality studies among American car owners, with its luxury Lexus line being the top nameplate for 14 of the 31 years J.D. Power has done the survey.
The hope is that young buyers, who have been eschewing traditional ownership but are still attracted to luxury nameplates, will grab the chance to afford fancy cars on Corolla budgets.
The center posted a selfie Saturday of himself and Dario Saric standing in from of a locker with a Markelle Fultz nameplate at the Sixers' practice facility.
The event took place inside the Ravens' locker room at M&T, and each recipient had his or her own locker stall and nameplate with high school playing gear and awards inside.
His grandfather's donation and legacy led to the gymnasium's nameplate.
The countries of origin of drivers is often noted with a flag replica on their uniform, their cars or on nameplates in garages as well as online and on most race results.
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NAMEPLATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nameplate for English Language Learners
: 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
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