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Meaning of plated

plat•ed

Pronunciation: (plā'tid), [key]
— adj.
  1. coated with a thin film of gold, silver, etc., as for ornamental purposes.
  2. covered or overlaid with metal plates for protection.
  3. (of a knitted fabric) made of two yarns, as wool on the face and cotton on the back.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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