The circuit is completed by turning a switch and the plating begins.
There were patches of plating, and there were naked, twisted girders.
plating is done by girls, 5000 being a day's work for an experienced hand.
The attempt was made to remove her plating, but it was not possible to do so soon enough.
We have a small amount of leeway for varying the background by the different processes of oxidation and plating.
The substance of the shields is layers of ox's hide, covered with a plating of bronze.
It is used in the manufacture of small coins and for plating iron and steel.
Other metals can also be employed for plating, in the form of tartrates.
We haven't an ounce of copper left—we're down to the plating in spots.
plating, the doubling of one glass with another in the same lead.
mid-13c., "flat sheet of gold or silver," also "flat, round coin," from Old French plate "thin piece of metal" (late 12c.), from Medieval Latin plata "plate, piece of metal," perhaps via Vulgar Latin *plattus, formed on model of Greek platys "flat, broad" (see plaice (n.)). The cognate in Spanish (plata) and Portuguese (prata) has become the usual word for "silver," superseding argento via shortening of *plata d'argento "plate of silver, coin." Meaning "table utensils" (originally of silver or gold only) is from Middle English. Meaning "shallow dish for food," now usually of china or earthenware, originally of metal or wood, is from mid-15c. Baseball sense is from 1857. Geological sense is first attested 1904; plate tectonics first recorded 1969. Plate-glass first recorded 1727.
late 14c., from plate (n.). Related: Plated; plating.
A smooth, flat, relatively thin, rigid body of uniform thickness.
A thin flat layer, part, or structure.
A thin metallic or plastic support fitted to the gums to anchor artificial teeth.
A metal bar applied to a fractured bone in order to maintain the ends in apposition.
The agar layer within a Petri dish or similar vessel.
A sheet of glass or metal that is light-sensitive and on which a photographic image can be recorded.
Verb To coat or cover with a thin layer of metal.