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platinize

[plat-n-ahyz]
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verb (used with object), plat·i·nized, plat·i·niz·ing.
  1. to coat or plate with metallic platinum.
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Also especially British, plat·i·nise.

Origin of platinize

First recorded in 1815–25; platin(um) + -ize
Related formsplat·i·ni·za·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for platinize

platinize

platinise

verb
  1. (tr) to coat with platinum
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Derived Formsplatinization or platinisation, noun
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