Nickel-plating

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Nickel-plating the plating of metals with nickel
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Sw. koppar-nickel (Ger. kupfernickel), koppar, copper, nickel, a word corresponding to Ger. nickel, the devil (cf. Cobalt and Kobold), or to Ice. hnikill, a lump.

Usage

In literature:

All exposed waste pipes in bath and toilet rooms are brass, nickel-plated.
"Elements of Plumbing" by Samuel Dibble
J. Atwell, 10 W. Jefferson St., Syracuse, N.Y., a pair of nickel-plated extension roller skates and bag, for a banjo.
"Golden Days for Boys and Girls" by Various
Had laid out to be a little tin imitation of Dora Corr, or, say, nickel-plated, with cast chasings.
"The Dop Doctor" by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
A lean, yellow hand, gripping a nickel-plated pistol, was thrust inside.
"Peter the Brazen" by George F. Worts
From east and west long trains of nickel-plated Pullmans pulled into a granite station.
"Louisiana Lou" by William West Winter
This requires very careful buying, and implies an entire absence of brass or nickel-plated piping.
"Rural Hygiene" by Henry N. Ogden
The watch had an 18-size 3/4-plate movement with grained nickel finish.
"The Auburndale Watch Company" by Edwin A. Battison
A few more snips of the nickel-plated blades and my shirt and undershirt were cut away.
""And they thought we wouldn't fight"" by Floyd Gibbons
He went over to his dressing-case and took out a shining nickel-plated revolver.
"The Song of the Wolf" by Frank Mayer
We got it all covered with glass balls and nickel-plated shavings and red and green candles, about a million of 'em!
"Sube Cane" by Edward Bellamy Partridge
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In poetry:

The congregation dissected into pews
Gulping their strip teas in the luminous cavern
Agape's sacamental berry stews;
The nickel-plated light and clatter of heaven
"Morning Coffee " by A D Hope

In news:

Peterbilt Hot Rod Truck Nickel Plated Rockwell Axle.
Trouble-Free, Economical Electroless Nickel Plating.
Tool-Less Connectors: ITC's Nickel- Plated Series- the F, BNC, and RCA.
Our customer is requiring us to bake nickel- plated parts for 90 minutes at 350ºF (175ºC).
Our customer is requiring us to bake nickel- plated parts for 90 minutes at 350ºF (175ºC).
The Nickel Plate Road 765, a steam-powered locomotive built 68 years ago by the Lima Locomotive Works, is to be in northwest Ohio for special, nonpublic events.
Trouble-Free , Economical Electroless Nickel Plating.
Plating Q&A: Electroless Nickel on Tungsten .
The company's line of cable glands now features electroless nickel plating for enhanced corrosion-resistance in harsh industrial environments.
Produced from a sheet of aluminum or DuPont Corian, it can be ordered in nearly any color or finish – including painted, anodized, or nickel-plated.
Firefighters from Aledo and Viola responded to an industrial fire at MMF2, a nickel plating plant in the Aledo Industrial Park.
But once inside the low-lit room, with its nickel-plated bar and well-spaced tables, Hop Sing's virtues are undeniable.
The Nickel Plate Road 765 steam engine passing on-lookers in Bellevue, Ohio.
Onlookers snap photos of the Nickel Plate Road 765 steam locomotive on its way through Bellevue, Ohio.
Tool-Less Connectors: ITC's Nickel -Plated Series- the F, BNC, and RCA.
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In science:

In this way we obtained several convincing plates of the new isotope.” In early 1935 Aston was not confident in the observation of 58Fe: “Line 58 was present but weakened as the work proceeded and was most probably due to traces of nickel still left in the tube” .
Discovery of the Iron Isotopes
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