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electroplating

[i·lek′trōplāt′ing]
Etymology: Gk, electron, amber + Fr, plat, flat dish
plating or coating of an object with a layer of metal through the use of electrolytic processes.

electroplating,

n plating by electrolysis. Impressions are plated in dentistry to form metalized working dies.
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