1. a nameplate fastened to a door; indicates the person who works or lives there
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How To Use doorplate In A Sentence

  • The boiler room was at the back of the building, down a dark hallway and behind a fire door with a one-way lock: no handle, no doorplate. Venom
  • From what he could read, it repeated many of the same warnings found on the doorplate, only in more strident and emphatic tones. Guild Wars: Ghosts of Ascalon
  • Ten minutes later, after knocking at a door with a tiny doorplate, the entrance was found. Times, Sunday Times
  • Veneering, once their traveller or commission agent: who had signalized his accession to supreme power by bringing into the business a quantity of plate-glass window and French-polished mahogany partition, and a gleaming and enormous doorplate. Our Mutual Friend
  • Standing in a central and open place it was not difficult to discover, a well-burnished brass doorplate bearing their names prominently. Life's Little Ironies
  • Next year, though, we're taking the doorplate off the roof access if we can't stand outside and see the fireworks. Kenneth Hite's Journal
  • The doorplate that shows our stateroom number has a little notch in it that paper can be slotted into. April 18th, 2007
  • It hadn't simply fallen off, either; he'd wrenched it from the doorplate. Red dust
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