Etymology
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electroplate (n.)

"articles coated with silver or other metal by the process of electroplating," 1844, from electro- + plate (n.). As a verb by 1870.

updated on September 15, 2020

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Definitions of electroplate from WordNet
1
electroplate (v.)
coat with metal by electrolysis;
electroplate the watch
2
electroplate (n.)
any artifact that has been plated with a thin coat of metal by electrolysis;
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