Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A plate or surface forming a contact area, around which a second element may turn or swivel as a joint or reference area.

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Examples

  • The RE. F5 series of castors feature fixed-plate, swivel-plate and total-lock-swivel chassis where the swivel mechanism incorporates a dual ball race for minimal turn loads at low speeds.

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