Definition of nameplate
: something (such as a plate or plaque) bearing a name (as of a resident or manufacturer)
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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.
Lincoln has resurrected the Continental (the nameplate, anyway), but the second coming currently exists only in concept form.
Everything else will sport a Chrysler nameplate on the hood.
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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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