The definition of a soleplate is a metal plate at the bottom of an iron.noun
The metal plate that presses down against your clothing when you use a clothes iron to press your clothes is an example of a soleplate.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
the ironing surface of a flatiron
sole + plate
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
The underside of a clothes iron.