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PLATINUM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does platinum mean? 

PLATINUM (noun)
  The noun PLATINUM has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: PLATINUM used as a noun is very rare.


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PLATINUM (noun)


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Meaning:

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

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Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

atomic number 78; platinum; Pt

Hypernyms ("platinum" is a kind of...):

noble metal (any metal that is resistant to corrosion or oxidation)


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