electroplate

[ih-lek-truh-pleyt]
verb (used with object), electroplated, electroplating.
1.
to plate or coat with a metal by electrolysis.
noun
2.
electroplated articles or ware.

Origin:
1860–65; electro- + plate1

electroplater, noun
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electroplate (ɪˈlɛktrəʊˌpleɪt)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to plate (an object) by electrolysis
 
n
2.  electroplated articles collectively, esp when plated with silver
 
adj
3.  coated with metal by electrolysis; electroplated
 
e'lectroplater
 
n

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Example sentences
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.
Support components may have a zinc electroplate coating in lieu of a hot dip galvanized coating.
Another site in that sector may electroplate iron parts for missiles and perform little or no machining.
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