Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


English definition of “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
(Definition of nickel-plated adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of nickel-plated

Translations of “nickel-plated”

Word of the Day


to mix eggs with a little milk and mix again as they are being fried

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More