platinum

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English[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

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

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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 (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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Afrikaans[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

platinum (attributive platinum, not comparable)

  1. platinum; made from platinum

Noun[edit]

platinum (uncountable)

  1. platinum

Latin[edit]

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Noun[edit]

platīnum n (genitive platīnī); second declension

  1. platinum

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

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

Limburgish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈplaː˨ti˧nɔ˧m]

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platinum m

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

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¹ Dative and accusative are nowadays obsolete, the nominative is used instead.


Malay[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

From English platinum, from Spanish platina.

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platinum

  1. platinum (chemical element)