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nickel-plate

[nik-uh l-pleyt] /ˈnɪk əlˈpleɪt/
verb (used with object), nickel-plated, nickel-plating.
1.
to coat with nickel by electroplating or other process.
Origin of nickel-plate
1880-1885
1880-85

nickel plate

noun
1.
a thin coating of nickel deposited on the surface of a piece of metal, as by electroplating.
Origin
1870-75
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  • The general tenor of the instructions was to nickel-plate everything, from the catalpas to the target rods.

    Held for Orders Frank H. Spearman
British Dictionary definitions for nickel-plate

nickel plate

noun
1.
a thin layer of nickel deposited on a surface, usually by electrolysis
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