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ELECTROPLATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does electroplate mean? 

ELECTROPLATE (noun)
  The noun ELECTROPLATE has 1 sense:

1. any artifact that has been plated with a thin coat of metal by electrolysis

  Familiarity information: ELECTROPLATE used as a noun is very rare.


ELECTROPLATE (verb)
  The verb ELECTROPLATE has 1 sense:

1. coat with metal by electrolysis

  Familiarity information: ELECTROPLATE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ELECTROPLATE (noun)


Sense 1electroplate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Any artifact that has been plated with a thin coat of metal by electrolysis

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("electroplate" is a kind of...):

artefact; artifact (a man-made object taken as a whole)


ELECTROPLATE (verb)


Sense 1electroplate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Coat with metal by electrolysis

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Context example:

electroplate the watch

Hypernyms (to "electroplate" is one way to...):

plate (coat with a layer of metal)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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