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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A sheet of metal, plastic, or wood at the front of a house indicating the name of the inhabitants

Usage examples (36)
  • It hadn't simply fallen off, either; he'd wrenched it from the doorplate.
  • What I got kept me standing where I was, thumb to doorplate, bewildered, then suspicious.
  • Outsider doorplate, waited while the door slid sideways, then stepped out dimly lit hall.
  • The doorplate that shows our stateroom number has a little notch in it that paper can be slotted into. for more
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