What does gold plate mean?

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gold plate

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  1. gold platenoun

    tableware that is plated with gold

  2. gold plateverb

    a thin plating of gold on something

  3. goldplate, gold-plate, gold plateverb

    plate with gold

    "goldplate a watch"


  1. gold platenoun

    a plate made of, or coloured gold

  2. gold platenoun

    a thin layer of gold applied to the surface of an object, often by an electrolytic method

  3. gold plateverb

    to apply gold plate to an object, to plate with gold

  4. gold plateverb

    to incorporate costly or otherwise excessive features or refinements unnecessarily, to over engineer

  5. gold plateverb

    to embellish, to extend beyond its intended scope, especially so as to become stifling, or rigid and inflexible


  1. gold plate

    Gold plate refers to a thin layer of gold that has been applied onto the surface of another metal, usually through the process of electroplating. This is often done to provide a gold appearance and enhance the aesthetic value of the object, which can range from jewelry and tableware to architectural features and electronic components. The thickness of the gold layer can vary, but it is generally thinner than with gold-filled items.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gold plate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gold plate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of gold plate in a Sentence

  1. Oliver Moullin:

    Once the TLAC details have been finalised, the sector will be looking at how this is implemented in key jurisdictions, including whether any will gold plate.

  2. Edith Wharton:

    There is too much sour grapes for my taste in the present American attitude. The time to denounce the bankers was when we were all feeding off their gold plate; not now! At present they have not only my sympathy but my preference. They are the last representatives of our native industries.


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