Meaning of silver plate

sil'ver plate'

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. silver tableware.
  2. a coating of silver, esp. one electroplated on base metal.

sil•ver-plate

Pronunciation: (sil'vur-plāt'), [key]
— -plat•ed, -plat•ing.
  1. to coat (base metal) with silver, esp. by electroplating.
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