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electroplate

[ ih-lek-truh-pleyt ]
/ 瑟藞l蓻k tr蓹藢ple瑟t /
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verb (used with object), e路lec路tro路plat路ed, e路lec路tro路plat路ing.
to plate or coat with a metal by electrolysis.
noun
electroplated articles or ware.
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Origin of electroplate

First recorded in 1860鈥65; electro- + plate1

OTHER WORDS FROM electroplate

e路lec路tro路plat路er, noun
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How to use electroplate in a sentence

  • A metallic surface which it is intended to electroplate must, as has been mentioned, be scrupulously clean.

    On Laboratory Arts|Richard Threlfall
  • These numerous little holes present a difficult surface for making a good wax mold when an electroplate is made for printing.

    Type|A. A. Stewart
  • The silver teapot was oneit was real silver, not electroplate.

British Dictionary definitions for electroplate

electroplate
/ (瑟藞l蓻ktr蓹蕣藢ple瑟t) /

verb
(tr) to plate (an object) by electrolysis
noun
electroplated articles collectively, esp when plated with silver
adjective
coated with metal by electrolysis; electroplated

Derived forms of electroplate

electroplater, noun
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