adjective, plat·i·er, plat·i·est.
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Definition for platy (2 of 3)
noun, plural (especially collectively) plat·y, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) plat·ys, plat·ies.
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Definition for platy (3 of 3)
Origin of platy-
Example sentences from the Web for platy
The platy parting is the more common, but the columnar or prismatic parting is well exhibited at several localities.Mount Rainier|Various
Strawberry Falls mark the front of a glacial step over a massive flow of platy andesite.The Geologic Setting of the John Day Country|Thomas Prence Thayer
It weathers readily to platy-pseudomorphs of bastite which are soft and yield low polarization colours.