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Definition of "electroplate" [e•lec•tro•plate]

  • To coat or cover with a thin layer of metal by electrodeposition. (verb-transitive)

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.

Use "electroplate" in a sentence
  • "He is also an inventor, recently redesigning the electrolysis equipment so he can electroplate clusters of jewelry instead of just one piece at a time."
  • "She was an African-American woman in a jet-black uniform and pinned to her heavy breast had been a badge of gold electroplate."
  • "She was an African-American woman in a jet-black uniform and pinned to her heavy breast had been badge of gold electroplate."