Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of electroplate.
  • adj. Having a thin electrochemical layer of metal deposited on its surface

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Examples

  • Carter and Jacobsen state that their lab has also experimented with other materials such as electroplated metals, ceramics, oxides, silica, and other polymers -- all these materials can create the hollow tube architecture needed for the microlattice.

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  • Upon inspecting the object you notice that it contains a gold phonograph disc with symbols etched upon the cover, which is electroplated with pure Uranium 238.

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  • But the launching of this bottle into the cosmic ocean says something very hopeful about life on this planet. chunkdz: Upon inspecting the object you notice that it contains a gold phonograph disc with symbols etched upon the cover, which is electroplated with pure Uranium 238.

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  • The only child's death attributed to cadmium was a nearly 3-year-old Canadian boy; researchers concluded his exposure came from home items such as paint, batteries or cadmium-electroplated utensils.

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  • Over the years, there were jewelry caddies, address books covered in simulated zebra skin, swizzle sticks with cute sayings like “Alexander Graham Bell had hang-ups,” and a gold electroplated Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer necklace, complete with “genuine ruby Nose.”

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  • An electric current is passed through the solution and pure metal is electroplated onto a starter cathode made of the same metal.

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  • In pure form, copper is drawn into wires or cables for power transmission, building wiring, motor and transformer wiring, wiring in commercial and consumer electronics and equipment; telecommunication cables; electronic circuitry; plumbing, heating and air conditioning tubing; roofing, flashing and other construction applications; electroplated coatings and undercoats for nickel, chrome, zinc, etc.; and miscellaneous applications.

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  • Silver plate is made of a base metal, such as copper or brass, electroplated with a thin silver coating.

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  • The trophies dispensed that night — statuettes of a naked swordsman cast in gold-plated bronze (now electroplated Britannia metal with a touch of gold) — were designed in a sleek, modernist style by MGM's art director, Cedric Gibbons.

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  • The menorah they ‘built’ in the cardo is not solid gold, but rather gold-electroplated to pass for being made out of ‘one piece’.

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