soleplate

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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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First Known Use of soleplate

1741


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soleplate

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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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