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electroplate

[ih-lek-truh-pleyt] /ɪˈlɛk trəˌpleɪt/
verb (used with object), electroplated, electroplating.
1.
to plate or coat with a metal by electrolysis.
noun
2.
electroplated articles or ware.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; electro- + plate1
Related forms
electroplater, noun
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Examples from the web for electroplate
  • The vast majority of the facilities covered by this rule electroplate parts for other industry manufacturers.
  • Zinc electroplate will be acceptable only in the smaller sizes where hot-dip galv is not commercially available.
  • Another site in that sector may electroplate iron parts for missiles and perform little or no machining.
  • Support components may have a zinc electroplate coating in lieu of a hot dip galvanized coating.
British Dictionary definitions for electroplate

electroplate

/ɪˈlɛktrəʊˌpleɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to plate (an object) by electrolysis
noun
2.
electroplated articles collectively, esp when plated with silver
adjective
3.
coated with metal by electrolysis; electroplated
Derived Forms
electroplater, noun
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