verb (used with object), e·lec·tro·plat·ed, e·lec·tro·plat·ing.
Related formse·lec·tro·plat·er, noun
Examples from the Web for electroplating
It is a comfort to be able to solder aluminium after working for so many years by way of electroplating, or filing under solder.
Electroplating is the art of coating metals with metals by means of electricity.How it Works|Archibald Williams
It will be seen that these refining processes are very similar to electroplating methods.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
The problem of electroplating aluminium which I have indicated as awaiting a solution has at last found one.
How long will it take to deposit 20 g. of silver in an electroplating bath if a current of 20 amperes is used?Physics|Willis Eugene Tower
British Dictionary definitions for electroplating
Derived Formselectroplater, noun
Science definitions for electroplating
Culture definitions for electroplating
A process whereby a thin coat of metal is applied to a material. The process involves placing the material to be coated in a solution containing ions of the metal and then passing an electric current (see also current) through the system, which causes the ions to adhere to the material.