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1. A thin layer of metal, such as gold or silver, deposited on or applied to a surface.
2. A coating of metal sheets or plates.


1. (Chemistry) a coating or layer of material, esp metal
2. (Mechanical Engineering) a layer or covering of metal plates


(ˈpleɪ tɪŋ)

1. a thin coating of gold, silver, etc.
2. an external layer of metal plates.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plating - a thin coating of metal deposited on a surfaceplating - a thin coating of metal deposited on a surface
coating, coat - a thin layer covering something; "a second coat of paint"
gold plate - a thin plating of gold on something
silver plate - a thin layer of silver deposited on something
2.plating - the application of a thin coat of metal (as by electrolysis)
application, coating, covering - the work of applying something; "the doctor prescribed a topical application of iodine"; "a complete bleach requires several applications"; "the surface was ready for a coating of paint";
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[ˈpleɪtɪŋ] N (= layer of metal) → capa f metálica
silver platingplateado m
gold platingdorado m
nickel platingniquelado m
see also armour C


n (= act) (with gold) → Vergolden nt, → Vergoldung f; (with silver) → Versilbern nt, → Versilberung f; (with nickel) → Vernickeln nt, → Vernickelung f; (= material)Auflage f; (on ship) → Beplankung f, → Außenhaut f; (= armour-plating)Panzerung f


[ˈpleɪtɪŋ] n (gold/silver plating) → placcatura; (chrome plating) → cromatura


(pleit) noun
1. a shallow dish for holding food etc. china plates.
2. a sheet of metal etc. The ship was built of steel plates.
3. articles made of, or plated with, usually gold or silver. a collection of gold plate.
4. a flat piece of metal inscribed with eg a name, for fixing to a door, or with a design etc, for use in printing.
5. an illustration in a book, usually on glossy paper. The book has ten full-colour plates.
6. (also dental plate) a piece of plastic that fits in the mouth with false teeth attached to it.
7. a sheet of glass etc coated with a sensitive film, used in photography.
ˈplated adjective
covered with a thin layer of a different metal. gold-plated dishes.
ˈplateful noun
the complete contents of a plate. a plateful of potatoes; two platefuls of chips.
ˈplating noun
a thin covering of metal. silver-plating.
plate glass
a kind of glass made in thick sheets for windows, mirrors etc.
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