gold plate

noun

Definition of gold plate

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : vessels or tableware of gold
2 : gold electroplate — compare rolled gold

gold-plate

transitive verb

Definition of gold-plate (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : to electroplate with gold
2 : to add expensive and often unnecessary refinements to gold-plate military weapons

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“Gold plate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gold%20plate. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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