Definition of electrodeposit in US English:

electrodeposit

noun

Manufacturing Technology
  • An electrodeposited layer or coating.

verb

Manufacturing Technology
  • with object To cause (a metal) to be deposited from solution by electrolytic action; to apply (a coating of a metal) in this way, by making the article to be coated act as the cathode in an electrolytic cell where the metal forms the anode.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Penny Cyclopaedia. From electro- + deposit<br>mid 19th century. From electro- + deposit. Compare earlier electrodeposit and electrodeposition.

Pronunciation

electrodeposit

/ɪˌlɛktrəʊdɪˈpɒzɪt/