- a native alloy of platinum with palladium, iridium, osmium, etc.
Origin of platina
Examples from the Web for platina
Historical Examples of platina
With Platina, ca. 1474, an avalanche of cookery literature started.
Platina gives a fine recipe for it; in Apicius it is not yet developed.
When the book is returned, Platina or his assistant notes the fact, with the date.
Platina and his master set to work energetically to remedy these defects.
Platina ordered the desks for the Latin Library first, in 1475.
- an alloy of platinum and several other metals, including palladium, osmium, and iridium