soleplate

noun
sole·​plate | \ˈsōl-ˌplāt \

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

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This keeps excess water from damaging the internal parts and leaking through and discoloring the soleplate. Carolyn Forte, Good Housekeeping, "9 Major Mistakes You Make Ironing — and What to Do Instead," 28 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of soleplate

1741, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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soleplate

noun
sole·​plate | \ˈsōl-ˌplāt \

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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