- Silver plate is tableware and serving ware which has been coated with a thing layer of silver.
An example of silver plate is a serving tray that has been electroplated with silver.
- To silver plate is defined as to cover something with a thin layer of silver.
An example of to silver plate is to coat a ring with silver.
silver plate definition by Webster's New World
tableware made of, or plated with, silver
silver plate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A coating or plating of silver.
- Tableware, such as flatware or hollowware, made of or coated with silver.
transitive verb sil·ver-plat·ed, sil·ver-plat·ing, sil·ver-plates
To coat (an object) with a thin layer of silver, especially by electroplating.