electroplate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

electro- +‎ plate

Verb[edit]

electroplate (third-person singular simple present electroplates, present participle electroplating, simple past and past participle electroplated)

  1. (transitive) To coat (an object) with a thin layer of metal using electrolysis

Noun[edit]

electroplate (countable and uncountable, plural electroplates)

  1. Electroplated objects.
  2. The layer of metal deposited in the course of electroplating.