plating

noun

Definition of plating

  1. 1 :  the act or process of plating

  2. 2 a :  a coating of metal plates b :  a thin coating of metal

Examples of plating in a sentence

  1. spoons covered in silver plating

1765

First Known Use of plating

1765


PLATING Defined for English Language Learners

plating

noun

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 Dictionary

plating

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noun plat·ing \ˈplāt-iŋ\

Medical Definition of plating

  1. 1:  the spreading of a sample of cells or microorganisms on a nutrient medium in a petri dish

  2. 2:  the immobilization of a fractured bone by securing a metal plate to it



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