Advertisement

Definition of "plated" []

  • Coated with a thin adherent layer of metal. Often used in combination: a gold-plated ceramic bowl; a silver-plated pen. (adjective)
  • Covered with protective plates or sheets of metal. Often used in combination: an armor-plated truck; a steel-plated safe. (adjective)
  • Knitted with two kinds of yarn, one on the face and one on the back. (adjective)
  • Coated with a layer of metal (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • (in combination) (adjective)
  • (of a fabric) knitted in two different yarns so that one appears on the face and the other on the back (adjective)

www.Collinsdictionary.com (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "plated" in a sentence
  • "All joking aside, the problem of what to do with one's $#%& car, other than wait ten years and hope that it will be one of the cars that can be nationalized and legalized and plated, is one which comes up again and again."
  • "For a moment, the room became strikingly clear, he saw the giant chitin plated alien that had first offered him a fix in a bar off base, coached him through his first purchase, and had always been around to hook him up when he needed a fresh hit."
  • "Nevin plated Brian Giles with a long triple into center field."