wall plate

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Recent Examples on the Web Other pieces, like a wall plate from Piero Fornasetti’s Tema e Variazioni series, present disconcerting images of the body. Isis Davis-marks, Smithsonian Magazine, "Step Into a Surrealist World Populated by Horse-Shaped Lamps and Bicycle Tables," 16 Nov. 2020 Use the extra-strong double-sided tape to adhere the center of one wall plate to the flat top of each of the plungers on the two helping syringes. Scientific American, "Lift a Large Load Using Liquids," 23 Jan. 2020 Materials Two stainless steel wall plates, at least 4.5 by 2.75 inches in size. Scientific American, "Lift a Large Load Using Liquids," 23 Jan. 2020 Remove wall plates from light switches and outlets and tape over the outlet and switches to prevent water and moisture from getting on them. Timothy Dahl, Popular Mechanics, "How to Remove Wallpaper," 7 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of wall plate

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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18 Nov 2020

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“Wall plate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wall%20plate. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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