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platinate1

[plat-n-eyt] /ˈplæt nˌeɪt/
noun
1.
Chemistry. a salt of platinic acid.
Origin of platinate1
1855-1860
First recorded in 1855-60; platin(ic acid) + -ate2

platinate2

[plat-n-eyt] /ˈplæt nˌeɪt/
verb (used with object), platinated, platinating.
1.
to platinize.
Origin
First recorded in 1885-90; platin(um) + -ate1
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