Translation of silver plate in Spanish:

silver plate

Pronunciation: /ˌsɪlvərˈpleɪt; ˌsɪlvəˈpleɪt/

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1 (plating) plateado (masculine)
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    • For unclear reasons there was neither motivation by American flatware manufacturers to transfer the style from silver plate into stainless steel nor demand by consumers for them to do so.
    • For example, the thickness of the silver plate that is deposited electrochemically on a spoon is greater if the electrical current is allowed to flow longer.
    • They carry a jug and bowl of silver plate, luxury objects of great costliness in ancient Rome, either as a gift for Agrippa or perhaps, as Ebers suggests, to pour a libation before him as if he were a god.
  • 2 (articles)[ objetos plateados o con baño de plata ]
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    • Cahill's 20-year criminal career is believed to have netted him more than €40m, and Gardai believe some gold bullion and silver plate still lies buried in the Dublin mountains.
    • At this point, he traded with local Inuit for officers' silver plate, the treasured medal making Franklin a Knight Commander of the Royal Hanoverian Guelphic Order, and other relics.
    • The finds from the Shaft Graves at Mycenae contained massive quantities of gold and silver plate, including the gold death mask of Agamemnon.
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    • The restoration work on the castle is progressing and he is now calling on her to return the silver plate to its rightful home.
    • He photographed the silver plate, pulled his hands away and put it back in the safe.
    • It also means having to repress the vision of oneself staring back that appears in the mirrored surface of the silver plate.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (silver-plate)

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