Sheffield plate

noun copper plated with silver, especially as produced in Sheffield from 1760 to 1840.

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  • Sheffield plate — is a layered combination of silver and copper that was used for many years to produce a wide range of household articles. These included buttons, caddy spoons, serving utensils, candlesticks and other lighting devices, tea and coffee services,… …   Wikipedia

  • Sheffield plate — sheet copper with a cladding of silver. [1855 60; named after SHEFFIELD, England] * * * Articles made of copper coated with silver by fusion. The technique was discovered с 1742 by the Sheffield (Yorkshire, Eng.) cutler Thomas Boulsover, who… …   Universalium

  • sheffield plate — noun Usage: usually capitalized S : a clad plate made by rolling and fusing a thin covering of silver on either side of a copper sheet * * * Sheffield plate [Sheffield plate] noun [U] a type of metal consisting of ↑copper covered with a thin lay …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sheffield Archives — (located in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England) collects, preserves and lists records (or archives) relating to Sheffield and South Yorkshire and makes them available for reference and research.Sheffield Archives is a joint service with… …   Wikipedia

  • Sheffield (disambiguation) — Sheffield is a city in England.Sheffield may also refer to: * Sheffield, Tasmania * Sheffield and Waddington, New Zealand, South IslandUnited States * Sheffield, Alabama * Sheffield, Illinois * Sheffield, Iowa * Sheffield, Massachusetts *… …   Wikipedia

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  • Sheffield — For other uses, see Sheffield (disambiguation). City of Sheffield   City Metropolitan borough   Top left …   Wikipedia

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  • Sheffield — /shef eeld/, n. 1. a city in South Yorkshire, in N England. 559,800. 2. a city in NW Alabama, on the Tennessee River. 11,903. * * * City and metropolitan borough (pop., 2001: 513,234), South Yorkshire, England. It is situated at the foot of the… …   Universalium

  • Sheffield Midland Station — Gare de Sheffield Midland Gare de Sheffield Midland Sheffield Midland Station Sheffield Midland en 2003. Localisation Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

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