nameplate

noun

name·​plate ˈnām-ˌplāt How to pronounce nameplate (audio)
: something (such as a plate or plaque) bearing a name (as of a resident or manufacturer)

Examples of nameplate in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1858, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nameplate was circa 1858

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“Nameplate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nameplate. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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