Meaning of “electroplate” in the English Dictionary

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electroplateverb [ T ]

uk /iˈlek.trəʊ.pleɪt/ us /iˈlek.troʊ.pleɪt/ 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 brass
noun [ U ] uk /iˈlek.trəʊ.pleɪt/ us /iˈlek.troʊ.pleɪt/

objects that have been electroplated

(Definition of “electroplate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)