Definition of plating
1 : the act or process of plating
2a : a coating of metal platesb : a thin coating of metal
Examples of plating in a Sentence
spoons covered in silver plating
Recent Examples of plating from the Web
The plating is artful, and the flavors are even better.
The audience will judge their creations on taste, plating and creativity.
For Maple’s founders, coming up with that answer means thinking as thoroughly about what makes for a good delivery experience as traditional restaurateurs think about furniture, plating, location, and decor.
Titanium plating and rehabilitation clincs for a badly broken arm.
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First Known Use of plating
PLATING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of plating for English Language Learners
: a thin layer of metal that has been added to the outside of something
: a layer of wide, thin pieces of metal
Medical Definition of plating
1: the spreading of a sample of cells or microorganisms on a nutrient medium in a petri dish
2: the immobilization of a fractured bone by securing a metal plate to it
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