faceplate faceplate

Definition(s):

  • (n) a protective covering for the front of a machine or device (as a door lock or computer component)

Usage(s):

  1. Just write on the faceplate, switch on the tag and project your name in lights.
  2. Instead, the purpose was to weld a humanoid faceplate onto the gleaming titanium circuitry of Al Gore.
  3. And if you don't like chill, it has a snap-off faceplate, so you can customize it.

News

  • Can Silicon Valley Stand Up to Washington?

    Watching Silicon Valley respond to the National Security Agency surveillance uproar has been a bit like watching Iron Man gear up for battle—countless screws whirring themselves into position; armored scales sliding closed; weapons charging; the menacing faceplate slamming solidly shut.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: National Journal via Yahoo! News

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