electroplating

Definition of electroplating

e`lec´tro`pla`ting
n.1.The art or process of depositing a coating (commonly) of silver, gold, or nickel on an inferior metal, by means of an electric current. The metal to be deposited on an article is usually used as the anode and the article to be plated as the cathode, in an electrolyte solution in which the plating metal is the cation. The process is conducted in a tank called an electroplating bath, which holds the electrolyte solution.

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anion, anodized aluminum, cation, chromium plate, copperplate, electrocoating, electroetching, electrogalvanization, electrogilding, electrograving, electrolysis, electrolyte, galvanization, gold plate, ion, ionization, ionogen, nickel plate, nonelectrolyte, plate, plating, silver plate
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