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Meaning of PLATING

Pronunciation:  'pleyting

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the application of a thin coat of metal (as by electrolysis)
  2. [n]  a thin coating of metal deposited on a surface

PLATING is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: metal plating
 See Also: application, coat, coating, coating, covering, gold plate, silver plate



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Plat"ing\, n.
1. The art or process of covering anything with a plate or
   plates, or with metal, particularly of overlaying a base
   or dull metal with a thin plate of precious or bright
   metal, as by mechanical means or by electro-magnetic

2. A thin coating of metal laid upon another metal.

3. A coating or defensive armor of metal (usually steel)

 Definition: a method of bonding metals together, for instance silver with copper or copper with gold.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: anodized aluminum, chromium plate, coat, coating, collop, copperplate, covering, cut, deal, disk, electrocoating, electroplating, feuille, film, flap, foil, fold, gold plate, lamella, lamina, laminated glass, laminated wood, lap, leaf, membrane, nickel plate, pane, panel, patina, peel, pellicle, plait, plank, plate, ply, plywood, rasher, safety glass, scum, sheet, silver plate, skin, slab, slat, slice, table, tablet, veneer, wafer