Footplate



[foo t-pleyt] /ˈfʊtˌpleɪt/

noun
1.
Carpentry. a running beneath and supporting a row of studs; mudsill.
2.
a platform or special floor area on which workers stand to operate a machine.
/ˈfʊtˌpleɪt/
noun
1.
(mainly Brit)

footplate foot·plate (fut’plāt’)
n.

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