English version

be plated with something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe plated with somethingbe plated with somethinga) DCBto be covered with a thin covering of gold or silver a beautiful necklace, plated with 22-carat goldgold-plated/silver-plated a gold-plated watch b) COVERto be covered in sheets of a hard material such as metal The ship had been heavily plated with protective sheets. plate
Examples from the Corpus
be plated with somethingThe President's limousine is plated with armor.Even their faucets had been plated with gold.All magnetic material was excluded, and the insulating elements of the balance were plated with metal to eliminate any electrostatic effects.They were fitted with special locks, and the roof, sides, ends, and floor were plated with steel.
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