curb plate


curb plate
noun
see curb II, 7

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curb plate,
1. Architecture. a) the wall plate of a circular or elliptical dome or roof. b) the plate which receives the feet of the upper rafters of a curb roof.
2. the cylindrical frame of a well.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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