Definition for plating (2 of 2)
- the part of a denture that conforms to the mouth and contains the teeth.
- the entire denture.
verb (used with object), plat·ed, plat·ing.
- to forge (a bloom or the like) into a broad piece.
- to hammer (cutlery) gently to produce an even surface.
Origin of plate1
Related formsplate·less, adjectiveplate·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for plating
Perhaps one of the greatest forward steps in the development of electrotyping was made when the plating dynamo was invented.From Xylographs to Lead Molds; A.D. 1440-A.D. 1921|H. C. Forster
The substance of the shields is layers of ox's hide, covered with a plating of bronze.The World of Homer|Andrew Lang
They had stripped the conduit ducts of plating, but there was no sign that they had done anything further.Shock Absorber|E.G. von Wald
Nick′el-plat′ing, the plating of metals with nickel; Nick′el-sil′ver, German silver (see German).
Some of our neighbors saw what we had plated, and wanted me to do some plating for them.
British Dictionary definitions for plating (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for plating (2 of 3)
- a shallow usually circular dish made of porcelain, earthenware, glass, etc, on which food is served or from which food is eaten
- (as modifier)a plate rack
- Also called: plateful the contents of a plate or the amount a plate will hold
- Australian and NZ a plate of cakes, sandwiches, etc, brought by a guest to a partyeveryone was asked to bring a plate
- a sheet of glass, or sometimes metal, coated with photographic emulsion on which an image can be formed by exposure to light
- (as modifier)a plate camera
- a cup or trophy awarded to the winner of a sporting contest, esp a horse race
- a race or contest for such a prize
- mainly US the anode in an electronic valve
- an electrode in an accumulator or capacitor
Word Origin for plate
British Dictionary definitions for plating (3 of 3)
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Idioms and Phrases with plating
see hand to on a silver platter (serve up on a plate); have a lot on one's plate.