a thin coating of nickel deposited on the surface of a piece of metal, as by electroplating.
Other definitions for nickel-plate (2 of 2)
to coat with nickel by electroplating or other process.
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How to use nickel plate in a sentence
There was a huge fellow the nickel plate on whose cap announced that he was a piano mover.Turns about Town | Robert Cortes Holliday
The trap below the sink should be a large S trap, and the trap and faucets should be nickel plate.Foods and Household Management | Helen Kinne
nickel plate keeps bright if kept clean by daily dry rubbing.Foods and Household Management | Helen Kinne
This film is not a coating added on the outside like paint and enamel or tin and nickel plate.Creative Chemistry | Edwin E. Slosson
It is all white tiling and shining nickel-plate, as easy to keep clean as a china dish, and just a delight to work in.The Little Colonel's Chum: Mary Ware | Annie Fellows Johnston
British Dictionary definitions for nickel plate
a thin layer of nickel deposited on a surface, usually by electrolysis
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