- a disk fastened to the spindle of a lathe that holds in place work to be turned
- a protective cover, as over a light switch, journal box, etc.
See faceplate in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- A disk attached to the mandrel of a lathe to hold the work to be turned.
- The glass front of a cathode-ray tube upon which the image is displayed.
- A protective plate covering the human face, as of a welder or diver.
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