nameplate nameplate  /ˈneɪm ˌpleɪt/


  • (n) a plate bearing a name


  1. This summer, General Motors started selling small Daewoo cars under the Pontiac LeMans nameplate.
  2. That makes great-grandson Bill industrial royalty: he comes from a competitive, dynastic clan that cannot be separated from the nameplate on your Mustang.
  3. The spots will promote many GM brands, including Pontiac, a nameplate that is slated to be downsized to just one model over the next few years.


  1. Turner Flux returns as 27.5in (650b) trail bike

    After a brief hiatus, Turner Bicycles has brought back the much-liked Flux nameplate. This time, however, it's no longer a 100mm travel, 26in-wheeled full-suspension race bike but a more versatile 120mm travel machine built around 27.5in ( 650b ) wheels. The good news for potential customers is that it will be available this July for around US$2,350 for a frame plus shock. Dave Turner says that ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: BikeRadar

  2. What's In A Name? A Lot If You're A Country

    A flag and a nameplate: Those seemingly innocuous items were apparently the reason that Afghan President Hamid Karzai abruptly refused to participate in peace talks also involving the Taliban and the U.S. The flag was the same white flag the Taliban used when they ru read more
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Georgia Public Broadcasting

  3. Nameplate to blame for halt in Afghan-Taliban talks

    Afghan president Karzai was furious about the nameplate the Taliban put on the door of its new political office
    on June 20, 2013     Source: CBS News

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  1. "I had people calling me from the Dominican saying that Manny had signed but how they know, I'm here and I don't know. Then I came in and saw (the nameplate), and I knew something was up," Furcal said. "A guy like Manny, you learn a lot of...
    on Mar 4, 2009 By: Rafael Furcal Source:

  2. "We're doing that just because you guys seem to have so much angst about it," Thompson said. "It's still Brett Favre's locker in there, but we switched the nameplate."
    on May 29, 2008 By: Ted Thompson Source: USA Today

  3. "I got another one, though -- but paid $70 for it," Dukakis said with a laugh. "But at least they left the nameplate."
    on Jun 14, 2007 By: Olympia Dukakis Source:

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