noun. a protective covering for the front of a machine or device (as a door lock or computer component).
- protective cover
- face (English)
- plate (English)
- plate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
Sentences with faceplate
1. Noun, singular or mass
Replace the faceplate and turn on the power to the room.
The easy solution is to go out and buy a new iron, but with a few simple household items you will be able to clean off the black scorch marks and make the faceplate look like new.