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English definition of “nickel-plated”

nickel-plated

adjective     /ˌnɪk.l̩ˈpleɪ.tɪd/ US  /-t̬ɪd/
describes an object that has had its surface covered with nickel , usually by passing an electric current through the object while it is being held in a liquid containing nickel Metals and metalworkingChemical elements
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