electroplate

verb elec·tro·plate \ i-ˈlek-trə-ˌplāt \

Definition of electroplate

electroplated; electroplating; electroplates
: to plate with an adherent continuous coating by electrodeposition

First Known Use of electroplate

1851

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Definition of electroplate for English Language Learners

  • : to coat (something) with a thin layer of metal (such as silver) by using electrolysis (sense 2)



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