Definitions

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  • n. A solid piece of material that has enough strength and sturdiness to serve as the surface to which other things are attached to be supported.

Etymologies

base +‎ plate (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • When i start the simulation i get the message: "Warning: There are no contacts attached to body (s):" baseplate ".

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  • In fact, the RM 022's honeycomb orthorhombic titanium aluminide baseplate comes straight from NASA research into supersonic aircraft wings.

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  • And in Mille's case, the sports cars are real: Ferrari Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa wears a Richard Mille watch with a carbon nanofiber baseplate in every race.

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  • The tube, you could probably carry if it were fastened and balanced properly on your back, but we never carried the baseplate any farther than we had to.

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  • The keyboard can be stored almost out of sight atop the baseplate.

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  • And the aluminum baseplate gets thinner towards the front, making the iMac seem to float above the desk.

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  • Then, while two of us sat on the corners of the baseplate to hold it down, Ali Ahmad, stripped to undershirt and ballooning Afghan trousers, ceremoniously began cranking the handle.

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  • I'm thinking the mini on the right is going to need a larger baseplate to keep him from toppling over backward.

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  • Anything Charge 1 and above has to be drop fired with the baseplate and legs attached.

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  • I chose the 1995 plate because it matches the year of the car and the colors -- red letters on a white baseplate -- go with the car.

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