Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A plate or plaque, as on an office door, inscribed with a name.

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  • noun A plate or plaque inscribed with a person's name, especially one on an office door.
  • noun The masthead of a newspaper.

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

  • noun a plate bearing a name

Etymologies

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name +‎ plate

Examples

  • First, as with many “renewable” energy technologies, the company selling it engages in nameplate capacity abuse.

    Coyote Blog » 2010 » January

  • First, as with many “renewable” energy technologies, the company selling it engages in nameplate capacity abuse.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » In Search of Skepticism

  • First, as with many “renewable” energy technologies, the company selling it engages in nameplate capacity abuse.

    Coyote Blog » 2010 » January

  • In 1986, the company expanded into the luxury automobile market with the creation of the Acura brand, the first luxury nameplate from a Japanese automaker.

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  • The situation with the Avenger and Sebring leaves Chrysler in a conundrum that will test one of the more lasting adages of the auto business: establishing a nameplate is a costly investment, making it a good idea not to change.

    Auto Observer

  • The situation with the Avenger and Sebring leaves Chrysler in a conundrum that will test one of the more lasting adages of the auto business: establishing a nameplate is a costly investment, making it a good idea not to change.

    Auto Observer

  • The situation with the Avenger and Sebring leaves Chrysler in a conundrum that will test one of the more lasting adages of the auto business: establishing a nameplate is a costly investment, making it a good idea not to change.

    Auto Observer

  • The situation with the Avenger and Sebring leaves Chrysler in a conundrum that will test one of the more lasting adages of the auto business: establishing a nameplate is a costly investment, making it a good idea not to change.

    Auto Observer

  • The situation with the Avenger and Sebring leaves Chrysler in a conundrum that will test one of the more lasting adages of the auto business: establishing a nameplate is a costly investment, making it a good idea not to change.

    Auto Observer

  • The situation with the Avenger and Sebring leaves Chrysler in a conundrum that will test one of the more lasting adages of the auto business: establishing a nameplate is a costly investment, making it a good idea not to change.

    Auto Observer

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