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- adj. Not plated (not covered with another material).
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Also got a couple of extra George L short patch cables, these with unplated brass look like brass ends.
Recently, however, an ingenious device has been published by Hamilton Wilson, by which a continuous piece of constantan wire is coated with silver in successive sections by electroplating, and each pair of junctions between a silver-plated and an unplated portion acts as a silver-constantan couple.
Consequently, as in the case of brass, if a polished surface is desired, it must be first prepared on the unplated cathode.
Dey used a plain strap, another one with holes in it, and one dey call de cat wid nine tails which was a number of straps plated and de ends unplated.
"He's the one who went and got help," he said of the boy who was following behind his father on an unplated snowmobile.
The pendant is rhodium plated to ensure it will never fade or tarnish like unplated silver.