Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Plated with silver. See plate, v. t., and plated ware (under plated).

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of silver-plate.
  • adjective Describing something that has a thin coating of the metal silver applied to it.

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Examples

  • Reneé desk lamp Austrian Influence Michael Graves's silver-plated Reneé desk lamp was inspired by a 1907 Josef Hoffmann design.

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  • But I don't think just giving a silver-plated spoon will swing it these days.

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  • "Suddenly everyone wanted one" she says of the silver-plated and gold rings.

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  • Taylor produced a pair of cigarettes, and lit one for each of them with a silver-plated lighter, engraved with the emblem of an outstretched hand.

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  • With silver-plated trowels, Eisenhower and Dulles patted over the cornerstone symbolic cement, which was actually a mixture of water, sand, and sugar.

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  • With silver-plated trowels, Eisenhower and Dulles patted over the cornerstone symbolic cement, which was actually a mixture of water, sand, and sugar.

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  • On a silver-plated chain dangles an "ocean blue" heart pendant made of glass and reminiscent of the fictional jewel used as a plot device in Mr. Cameron's movie.

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  • The 269-lot sale includes posters, furnishings, ceramics, silver-plated tableware and models of carriages.

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  • He even has a silver-plated detective's badge to prove it.

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  • The sea has brought me all sorts of things over the years, besides this foot: Dolce & Gabbana sunglasses, an unopened can of Foster's, a silver-plated crucifix, and the fish my father fed us, day in, day out.

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