Gold plating (disambiguation)

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Gold plating may refer to:

  • Gilding, various traditional methods of depositing a thin layer of gold on the surface of other materials in goldsmithing, jewellery, furniture etc.
  • Gold plating, various methods of depositing a thin layer of gold on the surface of other metals in the modern electronics industry
  • Gold-plating, the practise of national bodies exceeding the terms of European Union directives when implementing them into national law
  • In software engineering, government contracting, or other project management, the adding of unneeded enhancements to a product or service in order to inflate the final cost to its buyer and the associated profit realized by its producer