plating

[ pley-ting ]
/ ˈpleɪ tɪŋ /

noun

a thin coating of gold, silver, etc.
an external layer of metal plates.
the act of a person or thing that plates.

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Origin of plating

First recorded in 1535–45; plate1 + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for plating

plating
/ (ˈpleɪtɪŋ) /

noun

a coating or layer of material, esp metal
a layer or covering of metal plates
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