Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In seal-engraving, a plate of steel on which diamond-powder and oil are spread to prepare it for the rubbing down of the surfaces of stones before and after designs are cut on them.
  • n. In iron ship-building, a piece of plate of conventional diamond shape uniting and strengthening parts which cross each other at the same level.

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  • Sitting on a hard chair makes the skin on your butt look like diamond-plate.

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  • Floor surfaces also are mixed, including tile, bamboo and diamond-plate steel.

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  • We didn't repeat a combination in 2009, but didn't repeat a home combination in 2006, the first year of the diamond-plate unis.

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  • Cutting steel in our shop for an aluminum diamond-plate ramp to use on the big vault at the downtown Canton Key Bank.

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  • Underfoot, vivid red carpet softens chrome diamond-plate floors and guest room doors are brushed stainless steel.

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  • How to Revitalize Your Workshop: DIY Guy You can remake a cluttered work area into a showpiece with diamond-plate pegboard, a heavy-duty workbench and rolling tool storage.

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  • At first glance, it may seem that commercial-quality diamond-plate pegboard is just too extravagant for residential use.

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