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e·lec·tro·plate

 (ĭ-lĕk′trə-plāt′)
tr.v. e·lec·tro·plat·ed, e·lec·tro·plat·ing, e·lec·tro·plates
To coat or cover with a thin layer of metal by electrodeposition.

electroplate

(ɪˈlɛktrəʊˌpleɪt)
vb
(Chemistry) (tr) to plate (an object) by electrolysis
n
electroplated articles collectively, esp when plated with silver
adj
(Chemistry) Also: electroplated coated with metal by electrolysis
eˈlectroˌplater n

e•lec•tro•plate

(ɪˈlɛk trəˌpleɪt)

v. -plat•ed, -plat•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to plate or coat with a metal by electrolysis.
n.
2. electroplated articles or ware.
[1860–65]
e•lec′tro•plat`er, n.

electroplate


Past participle: electroplated
Gerund: electroplating

Imperative
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Preterite
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
I would electroplate
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.electroplate - any artifact that has been plated with a thin coat of metal by electrolysiselectroplate - any artifact that has been plated with a thin coat of metal by electrolysis
artefact, artifact - a man-made object taken as a whole
Verb1.electroplate - coat with metal by electrolysis; "electroplate the watch"
plate - coat with a layer of metal; "plate spoons with silver"
Translations

electroplate

[ɪˈlektrəʊpleɪt] VTgalvanizar, electrochapar

electroplate

n no plGalvanisierung f; is it silver? — no, electroplateist das Silber? — nein, nur versilbert
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