plated


plated
/play"tid/, adj.
1. coated with a thin film of gold, silver, etc., as for ornamental purposes.
2. covered or overlaid with metal plates for protection.
3. (of a knitted fabric) made of two yarns, as wool on the face and cotton on the back.
[1475-85; PLATE1 + -ED3]

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  • plated — [plāt′id] adj. 1. covered or protected with plates, as of armor 2. knitted of two kinds of yarn, one forming the face and the other the back 3. overlaid or coated with a metal, esp. a precious one, by a plating process [silver plated] …   English World dictionary

  • Plated — Plate Plate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Plated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Plating}.] 1. To cover or overlay with gold, silver, or other metals, either by a mechanical process, as hammering, or by a chemical process, as electrotyping. [1913 Webster] 2. To cover …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -plated — [[t] ple͟ɪtɪd[/t]] 1) COMB in ADJ Something made of metal that is plated is covered with a thin layer of another type of metal such as gold and silver. ...a gold plated watch. 2) → See also , gold plated, silver plated …   English dictionary

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  • plated — [[t]ple͟ɪtɪd[/t]] ADJ: v link ADJ with n If something made of metal is plated with a thin layer of another type of metal, it is covered with it. ...a range of jewellery, plated with 22 carat nickel free gold …   English dictionary

  • plated — [ˈpleɪtɪd] adj a metal object that is plated is covered with a thin layer of silver or gold …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • plated — plat·ed || pleɪtɪd adj. covered, coated, overlaid with a thin covering pleɪt n. flat dish for serving food; portion; dishes; covering, coating; board; name plate, small board inscribed with a name v. cover with a thin layer of metal, coat… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • plated — plat·ed …   English syllables

  • plated — /ˈpleɪtəd/ (say playtuhd) adjective (of a knitted fabric) made of two yarns, as wool on the face and cotton on the back. {plate1 + ed2} …   Australian English dictionary

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