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  • n. Plural form of footplate.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • They made what they called footplates, a plate about the size of a shoe sole with a picture of Christ upon it.

    Birdseye Views of Far Lands

  • If they put in piëzo-footplates in the deck of the bridge, it could power even the whole Marina of Brisbane ....?

    Solar Footbridge Produces Excess Power » E-Mail

  • - In Italy & France where they still have those loos which are just a hole in the ground with footplates and you have to pay someone for the loo roll.


  • Also he has my least favourite “wheelchair ramp” which is two individual ramps with steel curl overs so if you have front individual footplates, as I do, they tend to get stuck or jammed.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • I have to say that I WANTED a rigid footplate for my travel chair but the number of times we have had to take off the footplates to use stores like Animate in Tokyo or elevators like this make it the unknown but optimal choice.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • I could almost see those enormous blue sneakers propped on the bright footplates of her wheelchair.

    Duma Key

  • If necessary, new footplates are welded onto the chassis to beef up the structure of the scooter.

    Vespas Via Vietnam

  • I suggested that rather than let them go to waste, he simply placed a co-ordinating pair on the empty footplates when he got dressed each day...

    Things that crack me up, #14

  • Behind them a hundred chariots in succession neatly executed the same manoeuvre, and the charioteers swarmed down from the footplates to begin watering the horses.


  • On the footplates of the other chariots, the archers had their bows strung, and the fever of the hunt gripped every man.

    River God


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