Platine

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See also: platine and platiné

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Plate (the River Plate) +‎ -ine.

Adjective[edit]

Platine (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to the River Plate (Río de la Plata) or its basin.
    The Platine War was fought between August of 1851 and February of 1852.
    Paranhos, father of the Barão do Rio Branco, was a foremost statesman of the monarchy and celebrated for his Platine diplomacy.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Platine”, in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French platine, from French plat (flat).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /plaˈtiːnə/
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  • Hyphenation: Pla‧ti‧ne

Noun[edit]

Platine f (genitive Platine, plural Platinen)

  1. (electronics) printed circuit board, PCB
    Synonyms: Leiterplatte, Flachbaugruppe
  2. (clockmaking) component of watches on which cogs are mounted
    Synonym: Werkplatte
  3. (photography) lens board
    Synonym: Objektivplatine
  4. small plate used for certain early industrial textile machines
  5. flat block of metal that is to be rolled out into thin sheets

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Further reading[edit]

  • Platine” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Platine” in Duden online
  • Platine” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Platine”, in PONS (in German), Stuttgart: PONS GmbH, 2001–2023