Translation of platear in English:

platear

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • [Metalurgia/Metallurgy] to silver-plate, silver la luna plateaba las aguas del lago [literario/literary] the moon tinged the waters of the lake with silver [literario/literary], moonlight silvered the lake [literario/literary]

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