Meaning of “nickel-plated” in the English Dictionary

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"nickel-plated" in British English

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nickel-platedadjective

uk /ˌnɪk.əlˈpleɪ.tɪd/ us /ˌnɪk.əlˈpleɪ.t̬ɪd/

A nickel-plated object 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.

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