Main meanings of replate in English

: replate1replate2

replate1

Pronunciation /ˈriːpleɪt/

noun

  • 1An object or surface that is to be or has been replated. Also: a second or subsequent instance of plating, specifically from the same electrolytic solution.

  • 2Microbiology Medicine
    A second or subsequent plating of a microbiological culture.

  • 3Printing
    An act of replating a newspaper or other publication; a printed page or text resulting from this.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Napier (1810–1884), industrial chemist. From replate.

Main meanings of replate in English

: replate1replate2

replate2

Pronunciation /ˌriːˈpleɪt/

verb

  • 1To renew the metal plating on (an object).

  • 2Printing
    To make a new plate of (a page of type); to alter one or more of the plates of (a newspaper, book, etc.) to correct an error or add information before printing.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in William Felton (fl. c1794). From re- + plate.