Associations to the word «Faceplate»

Wiktionary

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.

Dictionary definition

FACEPLATE, noun. A protective covering for the front of a machine or device (as a door lock or computer component).

Wise words

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.
William Butler Yeats