nickel plate

noun
a thin coating of nickel deposited on the surface of a piece of metal, as by electroplating.

Origin:
1870–75

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nickel-plate

[nik-uhl-pleyt]
verb (used with object), nickel-plated, nickel-plating.
to coat with nickel by electroplating or other process.

Origin:
1880–85

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nickel plate
 
n
a thin layer of nickel deposited on a surface, usually by electrolysis

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The nickel plate is deposited by electrolysis in a nickel solution, and the coating can be highly polished.
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