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Platinum nuggets.
Chemical element
Pt Previous: iridium (Ir)
Next: gold (Au)

EtymologyEdit

Spanish platina (little silver), because platinum was found as an apparent impurity with silver.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈplæt.ɪn.əm/, /ˈplæt.nəm/
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NounEdit

platinum (countable and uncountable, plural platinums)

 
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  1. The metallic chemical element with atomic number 78 and symbol Pt.
  2. A whitish grey colour, like that of the metal.
    platinum colour:  
  3. (music) A single or album that has achieved platinum sales, i.e. over 1 million or 2 million.

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platinum (comparative more platinum, superlative most platinum)

  1. Of a whitish grey colour, like that of the metal.
  2. Of a musical recording that has sold over one million copies (for singles), or two million (for albums).

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platinum (third-person singular simple present platinums, present participle platinuming, simple past and past participle platinumed)

  1. (computer games) to reach platinum level in a game
    I platinumed in Clash of Clans yesterday.

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Further readingEdit

  • Platinum” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • platinum”, in Mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016.

AfrikaansEdit

Chemical element
Pt Previous: iridium (Ir)
Next: goud (Au)

AdjectiveEdit

platinum (attributive platinum, not comparable)

  1. platinum; made from platinum

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platinum (uncountable)

  1. platinum

LatinEdit

 
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NounEdit

platīnum n (genitive platīnī); second declension

  1. platinum

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative platīnum platīna
genitive platīnī platīnōrum
dative platīnō platīnīs
accusative platīnum platīna
ablative platīnō platīnīs
vocative platīnum platīna

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈplaː˨ti˧nɔ˧m]

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platinum m

  1. (uncountable) platinum
  2. A part of platinum

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MalayEdit

 
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Chemical element
Pt Previous: iridium (Ir)
Next: emas (Au)

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English platinum, from Spanish platina.

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platinum

  1. platinum (chemical element)