soleplate

noun
sole·​plate | \ ˈsōl-ˌplāt How to pronounce soleplate (audio) \

Definition of soleplate

1 : the lower plate of a studded partition on which the bases of the studs butt
2 : the undersurface of an iron

Examples of soleplate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Moccamaster maintains a brewing temperature between 198 and 205 degrees Fahrenheit to give your coffee rich flavor with no bitterness, and its two-stage heating soleplate adjusts to accommodate the amount of coffee in the carafe. Camryn Rabideau, Forbes, 26 Feb. 2021 With a pointed tip at each end of the soleplate and no cord to get in the way, there’s no place this iron can’t go. Sarah Bogdan, Good Housekeeping, 12 Oct. 2020 With a pointed tip at each end of the soleplate and no cord to get in the way, there’s no place this iron can’t go. Sarah Bogdan, Good Housekeeping, 12 Oct. 2020 With a pointed tip at each end of the soleplate and no cord to get in the way, there’s no place this iron can’t go. Sarah Bogdan, Good Housekeeping, 12 Oct. 2020 With a pointed tip at each end of the soleplate and no cord to get in the way, there’s no place this iron can’t go. Sarah Bogdan, Good Housekeeping, 12 Oct. 2020 Some steam irons have a few hundred tiny holes across the soleplate, while others have a limited number of larger holes. Sian Babish, chicagotribune.com, 7 Oct. 2020 Innovative soleplate provides a lightweight chassis that enhances the foot’s natural ability to accelerate, dart in any direction & flex where necessary. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 5 Sep. 2020 Dampen a clean cloth with water and use it to scrub the surface of the (cool!) soleplate with a bit of white toothpaste. Country Living Staff, Country Living, 8 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of soleplate

1741, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of soleplate was in 1741

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“Soleplate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soleplate. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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soleplate

noun
sole·​plate | \ ˈsōl-ˌplāt How to pronounce soleplate (audio) \

Medical Definition of soleplate

: a flattened nucleated mass of soft granular protoplasm surrounding the end of a motor nerve in a striated muscle fiber

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