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platinate

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[ plat-n-eyt ]
/ ˈplæt nˌeɪt /
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noun
Chemistry. a salt of platinic acid.
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Origin of platinate

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

Other definitions for platinate (2 of 2)

platinate2
[ plat-n-eyt ]
/ ˈplæt nˌeɪt /

verb (used with object), plat·i·nat·ed, plat·i·nat·ing.
to platinize.

Origin of platinate

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First recorded in 1885–90; platin(um) + -ate1
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