Definition of plating in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpleɪtɪŋ/


[mass noun]
1A thin coating of gold, silver, or other metal: the pendants are enhanced by gold plating [count noun]: a copper core with a plating of silver
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  • They were gold and bright, like the gold platings you sometimes find on fancy book covers like Bibles or Encyclopedias.
  • Vapor phase coatings differ from platings in that it is neigh well impossible to plate aluminum or aluminum alloys from an aqueous bath.
  • Under the gold paint was actual gold plating over nickel plating.
1.1The process of applying plating: [as modifier]: plating technology
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  • Seminars on plating and total casting process are scheduled during these three days, he added.
  • Notes on finishing touches and plating are included, illustrated by splendid pictures.
  • The Factory Division, by far the largest, was subdivided by functional activities (pattern making, inspection, plating, tool making, grinding, etc.).
2An outer covering of flat metal sections: the tractors carried steel plating for protection
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  • Fabric covered steel plating provides increased ballistic protection in the cockpit and cabin.
  • And there on a section of plating on her bow were the letters ‘U’, ‘M’ and ‘E’.
  • Along with this there were at least three feet of standard outer plating around the ship that were made of special ceramics that were designed to be proof against the cold and vacuum of space.
3The process of knitting two yarns together so that each yarn appears mainly on one side of the finished piece.
4The racing of horses in which the prize for the winner is a plate.

Words that rhyme with plating

grating, rating, slating, uprating, weighting

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