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platinic

Line breaks: pla|tin¦ic
Pronunciation: /pləˈtɪnɪk
 
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Definition of platinic in English:

adjective

Of or containing platinum, especially in its tetravalent state.
Example sentences
  • For the crystal tests, platinic chloride was used.
  • As platinic metals have a high tendency to form complexes, the complex-forming sorbents are particularly useful.

Origin

mid 19th century: from platinum, on the pattern of words such as ferric.

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