Definition of bedplate in English:

bedplate

noun

  • A metal plate forming the base of a machine.

    • ‘By using the computer's case as a bedplate, the motherboard and other components can be stacked atop one another in sequence, tested as a system, and locked in place at the end of the assembly line.’
    • ‘The upper case is lowered onto the bedplate, and a liquid sealing compound is injected into a groove in the contact surface.’

Pronunciation:

bedplate

/ˈbɛdpleɪt/