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platinate1

[plat-n-eyt]
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noun
  1. Chemistry. a salt of platinic acid.
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Origin of platinate1

First recorded in 1855–60; platin(ic acid) + -ate2

platinate2

[plat-n-eyt]
verb (used with object), plat·i·nat·ed, plat·i·nat·ing.
  1. to platinize.
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Origin of platinate2

First recorded in 1885–90; platin(um) + -ate1
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  • How would you expect potassium aurate and platinate to be formed?

    An Elementary Study of Chemistry

    William McPherson