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 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, "5 Best Cordless Irons to Buy in 2020, According to Cleaning Experts," 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, "5 Best Cordless Irons to Buy in 2020, According to Cleaning Experts," 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, "5 Best Cordless Irons to Buy in 2020, According to Cleaning Experts," 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, "5 Best Cordless Irons to Buy in 2020, According to Cleaning Experts," 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, "The best steam iron," 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, "Labor Day sale: Under Armour offering up to 50% off select items," 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, "How to Clean Your Iron in 3 Simple Steps," 8 Nov. 2019 This iron from Rowenta has a stainless steel soleplate with 400 micro-steam holes and a high-precision tip, which is helpful for ironing pleats or around buttons on your blouses. Popular Science, "De-wrinkle your clothes with these powerful irons," 27 Dec. 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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26 Nov 2020

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“Soleplate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soleplate. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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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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