What Does Gold Plated Mean?

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Gold plated means items where the gold has been plated to a base metal. The gold eventually wears off, depending on the thickness of the gold and how much the item is worn.
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gold-plate
[gohld-pleyt]
VERB (USED WITH OBJECT) [GOLD-PLAT·ED, GOLD-PLAT·ING.]
1.
to coat (base metal) with gold, especially by electroplating.
2.
to incorporate costly features or refinements into (something) unnecessarily: The engineers were accused of gold-plating the construction project.
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