Definitions

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  • noun A plaque mounted on a door bearing information about the occupant or a room or building.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a nameplate fastened to a door; indicates the person who works or lives there

Etymologies

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Examples

  • From what he could read, it repeated many of the same warnings found on the doorplate, only in more strident and emphatic tones.

    Guild Wars: Ghosts of Ascalon

  • From what he could read, it repeated many of the same warnings found on the doorplate, only in more strident and emphatic tones.

    Guild Wars: Ghosts of Ascalon

  • From what he could read, it repeated many of the same warnings found on the doorplate, only in more strident and emphatic tones.

    Guild Wars: Ghosts of Ascalon

  • From what he could read, it repeated many of the same warnings found on the doorplate, only in more strident and emphatic tones.

    Guild Wars: Ghosts of Ascalon

  • It hadn't simply fallen off, either; he'd wrenched it from the doorplate.

    red dust

  • The boiler room was at the back of the building, down a dark hallway and behind a fire door with a one-way lock: no handle, no doorplate.

    Venom

  • The doorplate that shows our stateroom number has a little notch in it that paper can be slotted into.

    April 18th, 2007

  • Next year, though, we're taking the doorplate off the roof access if we can't stand outside and see the fireworks.

    Kenneth Hite's Journal

  • Standing in a central and open place it was not difficult to discover, a well-burnished brass doorplate bearing their names prominently.

    Life's Little Ironies

  • Veneering, once their traveller or commission agent: who had signalized his accession to supreme power by bringing into the business a quantity of plate-glass window and French-polished mahogany partition, and a gleaming and enormous doorplate.

    Our Mutual Friend

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