Plating
Plating 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 deposition. [1913 Webster]

2. A thin coating of metal laid upon another metal. [1913 Webster]

3. A coating or defensive armor of metal (usually steel) plates. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • plating — plating. См. посев [микробиологический]. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Plating — Plating. См. Металлизация. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

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  • plating — /play ting/, n. 1. a thin coating of gold, silver, etc. 2. an external layer of metal plates. 3. the act of a person or thing that plates. [1535 45; PLATE1 + ING1] * * * Coating a metal or other material, such as plastic or china, with a hard,… …   Universalium

  • plating — [[t]ple͟ɪtɪŋ[/t]] N UNCOUNT Plating is a thin layer of metal on something, or a covering of metal plates. The tanker began spilling oil the moment her outer plating ruptured …   English dictionary

  • Plating — Plate Plate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Plated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Plating}.] 1. To cover or overlay with gold, silver, or other metals, either by a mechanical process, as hammering, or by a chemical process, as electrotyping. [1913 Webster] 2. To cover …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plating — noun Date: 1765 1. the act or process of plating 2. a. a coating of metal plates b. a thin coating of metal …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • plating — plat|ing [ˈpleıtıŋ] n [U] a thin layer of metal that covers another metal surface ▪ gold plating …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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