Meaning of “nameplate” in the English Dictionary

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"nameplate" in British English

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nameplatenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈneɪm.pleɪt/ us /ˈneɪm.pleɪt/

a piece of metal or plastic fastened onto something to show who owns it, who has made it, or who lives or works there:

There was a brass nameplate outside the door saying Dr A. Aslan.

(Definition of “nameplate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)