Associations to the word «Faceplate»
FACEPLATE, noun. A removable protective shield separating the inner workings of a machine from operator and observer.
FACEPLATE, noun. A rigid flat surface that has an active role in the interaction of a device with an operator or user.
FACEPLATE, noun. A protective covering for the front of a machine or device (as a door lock or computer component).
Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.