Sentence Examples


  • The outer larger plate in which the hole is cut is called the " guard plate," and must be kept at the same potential as the smaller inner or " trap-door plate."
  • Moggridge, Harvesting Ants and Trap-Door Spiders (1873); 33.
  • The female burrows in the epidermis much as the female trap-door spider burrows in turf in order to make a nest in which to rear her young.