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English definition of “electroplate”

electroplate

verb [T] uk   /ɪˈlek.trəʊ.pleɪt/ us    /-troʊ-/ specialized
to cover the surface of a metal object with a thin layer of a different metal, often silver, using electrolysis (= method that uses electric current): electroplated brassMetals and metalworkingChemical elements
electroplate
noun [U] uk   us  
objects that have been electroplatedMetals and metalworkingChemical elements
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