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Definition of "backplate" [backplate]

  • A plate protecting a fighting person's back. (noun)
  • A metal plate on the rear of a computer's casing, used to cover a port or slot. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "backplate" in a sentence
  • "LG Rumor 2 packs a slide-out QWERTY keypad, QVGA display, 1.3 megapixel camera, a removable backplate and choice of Black Titanium and Blue shells."
  • "This would be better with some sort of backplate or translucent filling for the laser to shine on or through."
  • "Bold certainly looks nice (black exterior, satin chrome finish, customizable leather-like backplate)."