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gold plate

[¦gōld ′plāt]
(metallurgy)
Gold which has been electroplated on a material in a thin layer of controlled thickness; used on electric contacts for corrosion resistance and solderability and on jewelry and oraments.
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An innovative process like Roomes' gold-plating needs comprehensive intellectual property protection.
Roomes had developed his unique, portable gold-plating machine following a US trip where he noticed that gold-plating was popular and successful.
He added: "At this time of year people trying to get away from the rain and holidaying abroad will see that the same gold-plating is neither carried out nor enforced in other countries such as Italy, Spain and Portugal.
And, gold-plating doesn't mean The Gold Collection requires special care.