Definition of Electroplate

1. Noun. Any artifact that has been plated with a thin coat of metal by electrolysis.

Generic synonyms: Artefact, Artifact



2. Verb. Coat with metal by electrolysis. "Electroplate the watch"
Generic synonyms: Plate
Derivative terms: Electroplater

Definition of Electroplate

1. v. t. To plate or cover with a coating of metal, usually silver, nickel, or gold, by means of electrolysis.

Definition of Electroplate

1. Verb. (transitive) To coat an object with a thin layer of metal using electrolysis ¹

2. Noun. Electroplated objects ¹

3. Noun. The layer of metal deposited in the course of electroplating. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Electroplate

1. [v -PLATED, -PLATING, -PLATES]

Medical Definition of Electroplate

1. To plate or cover with a coating of metal, usually silver, nickel, or gold, by means of electrolysis. Origin: Electroplating. (04 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Electroplate

electrophotographic
electrophotographically
electrophotography
electrophototherapy
electrophrenic
electrophrenic respiration
electrophylic
electrophysiologic audiometry
electrophysiological
electrophysiological studies
electrophysiologically
electrophysiologist
electrophysiologists
electrophysiology
electroplatable
electroplate (current term)
electroplated
electroplater
electroplaters
electroplates
electroplating
electroplatings
electroplax
electroplaxes
electropneumograph
electropolar
electropolishing
electropolymerization
electropolymerizations
electropolymerized

Literary usage of Electroplate

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1. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule (1891)
"Brobdingnagian, huge beyond 3. Stimulate by galvanism, bring to a mock vitality. 2. electroplate. Gambier, n. [Written also Gambir and Gam- earth. ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"A method of producing an electroplate which may be used in a printing- press. The essential features of the process are the use of a zinc plate covered with ..."

3. Archaeologia Cantiana by Kent Archaeological Society (1902)
"A Flagon of electroplate. Height, 10J inches. 12, 13. Two Glass Cruets. ... A Lavabo of electroplate. Diameter, 6 inches; depth, | inch. 15. ..."

4. History of the Diocese of Meath by John Healy (1908)
"They have also an electroplate chalice and paten, given to the parish in 1815 by ... All the other vessels are electroplate. The Mullingar plate dates from ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"For some time past there has been a tendency to substitute for electroplate — that is, German silver plated with real silver — white alloys having nickel ..."

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