doorplate
noun Date: 1822 a nameplate on a door

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  • doorplate — [dôr′plāt΄] n. a plate on an entrance door, bearing the number, occupant s name, etc …   English World dictionary

  • doorplate — UK [ˈdɔː(r)ˌpleɪt] / US [ˈdɔrˌpleɪt] noun [countable] Word forms doorplate : singular doorplate plural doorplates a piece of metal with someone s name on it that is fixed to a door to show who lives or works there …   English dictionary

  • doorplate — /dawr playt , dohr /, n. a small identification plate on the outside door of a house or room, bearing the occupant s name, the apartment or house number, or the like. [1815 25; DOOR + PLATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • doorplate — noun A plaque mounted on a door bearing information about the occupant or a room or building …   Wiktionary

  • doorplate — door|plate [ dɔr,pleıt ] noun count a piece of metal with someone s name on it that is attached to a door to show who lives or works there …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • doorplate — n. small plate on the outside door of a house or apartment listing the resident s name or the number of the house or apartment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • doorplate — noun (C) a flat piece of metal fixed to the door of a house or building showing the name of the person or company that works inside …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • doorplate — /ˈdɔpleɪt/ (say dawplayt) noun a plate on the door of a house or room, bearing a name, number, or the like …   Australian English dictionary

  • doorplate — noun a nameplate fastened to a door; indicates the person who works or lives there • Hypernyms: ↑nameplate …   Useful english dictionary

  • agnomen — Name Name (n[=a]m), n. [AS. nama; akin to D. naam, OS. & OHG. namo, G. name, Icel. nafn, for namn, Dan. navn, Sw. namn, Goth. nam[=o], L. nomen (perh. influenced by noscere, gnoscere, to learn to know), Gr. o mona, Scr. n[=a]man. [root]267. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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