silver plate
noun Date: 1610 1. domestic flatware and hollowware of silver or of a silver-plated base metal 2. a plating of silver

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  • Silver plate — Silver Sil ver, a. 1. Of or pertaining to silver; made of silver; as, silver leaf; a silver cup. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling silver. Specifically: (a) Bright; resplendent; white. Silver hair. Shak. [1913 Webster] Others, on silver lakes and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • silver plate — n [U] metal that is covered with a thin layer of silver >silver plated adj ▪ a silver plated candlestick …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • silver-plate — [sil′vərplāt΄] vt. silver plated, silver plating to coat with silver, esp. by electroplating …   English World dictionary

  • silver plate — ► NOUN 1) a thin layer of silver applied as a coating to another metal. 2) plates, dishes, etc. made of or plated with silver …   English terms dictionary

  • silver plate — noun uncount a thin layer of silver covering the outside of an object …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • silver plate — n. tableware made of, or plated with, silver …   English World dictionary

  • silver plate — 1) N UNCOUNT: oft N n Silver plate is metal that has been coated with a thin layer of silver. They are available in polished brass, antique brass or silver plate. ...silver plate cutlery. 2) N UNCOUNT Silver plate is dishes, bowls, and cups that… …   English dictionary

  • silver-plate — verb plate with silver silverplate a watch • Syn: ↑silverplate • Derivationally related forms: ↑silver plate, ↑silver plate (for: ↑silverplate) …   Useful english dictionary

  • silver plate — noun 1. tableware that is plated with silver • Derivationally related forms: ↑silverplate, ↑silver plate • Hypernyms: ↑tableware 2. a thin layer of silver deposited on something • Derivationally related forms: ↑silverplate, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • silver plate — noun 1》 a thin layer of silver electroplated or otherwise applied as a coating to another metal. 2》 plates, dishes, etc. made of or plated with silver. verb (silver plate) cover with a thin layer of silver …   English new terms dictionary

  • silver-plate — verb To coat a metal surface with a thin layer of silver, often electrolytically See Also: silver plate …   Wiktionary

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