tableware or containers made of gold.
a plating, especially electroplating, of gold.
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Definition for gold plate (2 of 2)
[ gohld-pleyt ]
/ ˈgoʊldˈpleɪt /
verb (used with object), gold-plat·ed, gold-plat·ing.
to coat (base metal) with gold, especially by electroplating.
to incorporate costly features or refinements into (something) unnecessarily: The engineers were accused of gold-plating the construction project.
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Example sentences from the Web for gold plate
Just think of this gold-plate fact: no one knows anything about it.The Art of Disappearing|John Talbot Smith
And the work and sweat Dan had gone through to get that permit, to buy it beg it, steal it, gold-plate it.Martyr|Alan Edward Nourse
"And his gold-plate," continued Merrihew, pleased with the idea.The Lure of the Mask|Harold MacGrath
British Dictionary definitions for gold plate (1 of 2)
a thin coating of gold, usually produced by electroplating
vessels or utensils made of gold
British Dictionary definitions for gold plate (2 of 2)
(tr) to coat (other metal) with gold, usually by electroplating
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