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gold plating

Including unnecessarily expensive items in a construction or renovation project to justify a large budget or a substantial rent increase.

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Gold plated tungsten wire can be used in applications that require soldering, protection from corrosion, or a reduction in the secondary emission of electrons.
Beautifully engraved and gold plated, with 7-1/2" barrels, these .
The innermost core of stainless steel has a lavish coat of palladium, which has then been gold plated.
The gold medallion and gold plated items would certainly fall into this category.
However, at Burj Al Arab, it comes in gold plated devices - in the form of 24-carat iPads
Other items include: | Limited Aston Martin DB5 "Goldfinger" gold plated issue mounted in gold ingot presentation box, with certificate, with an estimated price tag of PS400-PS600; | James Bond and Odd Job figures from the film Goldfinger, estimate PS90-PS110: | Gilbert Action Figure James Bond 007 - "Sean Connery", estimate PS180-PS240.
On their website, you will find the stunning and luxurious GoVacuum GV62711, a 24k gold plated vacuum cleaner.
GOLDEN BOY: Stu Hughes with his gold plated Jag and (inset) a gold plated BMX bike sold for several thousand pounds PICTURES: ANDREW TEEBAY/: at130707dg
The world's most famous trophy was 35cm high, gold plated and made of sterling silver with a blue base of lapis lazuli, a semi-precious stone.
Owning one of bandleader Doc Severinsen's trumpets--the gold plated Destino--which he has played often?
Various Sports Supplie 10" Single Post Trophy with Logo , 12" Single Post Gold Plated Trophy with Logo, 16" 2 Legged Gold Plated Trophy with Logo, 20~~~~ 3 legged Gold Plated Trophy with Logo, Personalized Gold Medal, Personalized Silver Medal etc.