What is meant by electroplating? What is the purpose of electroplating?

The process of coating of a layer of any metal over other metal is called electroplating.

The purpose of electroplating is to provide the shiny appearance, rust free metal surface etc.

Example - 1. Chromium plating is done on metals body parts of cars, bikes, cycles, etc.

2. Gold and silver plating is done on the artificial jewelry.