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Platina vs. Platinum

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Platinanoun

platinum.

Platinumnoun

The metallic chemical element with atomic number 78 and symbol Pt.

Platinanoun

Platinum.

Platinumnoun

A whitish grey colour, like that of the metal.

Platinumnoun

(music) A single or album that has achieved platinum sales, i.e. over 1 million or 2 million.

Platinumadjective

Of a whitish grey colour, like that of the metal.

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Platinumadjective

Of a musical recording that has sold over one million copies (for singles), or two million (for albums).

Platinumverb

(computer games) to reach platinum level in a game

‘I platinumed in Clash of Clans yesterday.’;

Platinumnoun

A metallic element of atomic number 78, one of the noble metals, classed with silver and gold as a precious metal, occurring native or alloyed with other metals and also as the platinum arsenide (sperrylite). It is a heavy tin-white metal which is ductile and malleable, but very infusible (melting point 1772° C), and characterized by its resistance to strong chemical reagents. It is used for crucibles in laboratory operations, as a catalyst, in jewelry, for stills for sulphuric acid, rarely for coin, and in the form of foil and wire for many purposes. Specific gravity 21.5. Atomic weight 195.1. Symbol Pt. Formerly called platina.

Platinumnoun

a heavy precious metallic element; gray-white and resistant to corroding; occurs in some nickel and copper ores and is also found native in some deposits

Platinum

Platinum is a chemical element with the symbol Pt and atomic number 78. It is a dense, malleable, ductile, highly unreactive, precious, silverish-white transition metal.

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