Platinum

  • 1 Platinum — Студийный альбом Майк Олдфилд …

    Википедия

  • 2 Platinum — Plat i*num, n. [NL., fr. Sp. platina, from plata silver, LL. plata a thin plate of metal. See {Plate}, and cf. {Platina}.] (Chem.) A metallic element of atomic number 78, one of the noble metals, classed with silver and gold as a precious metal,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 platinum — Symbol: Pt Atomic number: 78 Atomic weight: 195.078 Attractive greyish white metal. When pure, it is malleable and ductile. Does not oxidize in air, insoluble in hydrochloric and nitric acid. Corroded by halogens, cyandies, sulphur and alkalis.… …

    Elements of periodic system

  • 4 platinum — plat‧i‧num [ˈplætnəm] noun [uncountable] a silver grey metal used in manufacturing and traded on commodity market S: • a platinum mine • platinum jewellery * * * platinum UK US /ˈplætɪnəm/ US  /ˈplætənəm/ noun [U] …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 Platinum — Platinum, AK U.S. city in Alaska Population (2000): 41 Housing Units (2000): 26 Land area (2000): 44.630629 sq. miles (115.592794 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.071778 sq. miles (0.185904 sq. km) Total area (2000): 44.702407 sq. miles (115.778698… …

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  • 6 Platinum, AK — U.S. city in Alaska Population (2000): 41 Housing Units (2000): 26 Land area (2000): 44.630629 sq. miles (115.592794 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.071778 sq. miles (0.185904 sq. km) Total area (2000): 44.702407 sq. miles (115.778698 sq. km) FIPS… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 7 platinum — ☆ platinum [plat′ n əm] n. [ModL < Sp platina, dim. of plata, silver < Prov, metal plate, silver bar, silver < VL * plattus, flat: see PLATE] a silver colored, malleable, ductile, metallic chemical element that is highly resistant to… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 platinum — metallic element, Modern Latin, from Sp. platina platinum, dim. of plata silver, from O.Fr. plate or O.Prov. plata sheet of metal (see PLATE (Cf. plate)). The metal looks like silver, and the Spaniards at first thought it an inferior sort of… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 platinum — ► NOUN 1) a precious silvery white metallic chemical element used in jewellery and in some electrical and laboratory apparatus. 2) (before another noun ) greyish white or silvery like platinum. ORIGIN Spanish platina, from plata silver …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 Platinum — This article is about the chemical element. For other uses, see Platinum (disambiguation). iridium ← platinum → gold Pd ↑ Pt ↓ Ds …

    Wikipedia

  • 11 platinum — /plat n euhm, plat neuhm/, n. 1. Chem. a heavy, grayish white, highly malleable and ductile metallic element, resistant to most chemicals, practically unoxidizable except in the presence of bases, and fusible only at extremely high temperatures:… …

    Universalium

  • 12 Platinum — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Platinum », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Platinum est le mot anglais désignant le… …

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  • 13 Platinum — A chemical element, precious metal and commodity used primarily in jewelry, electronics and automobiles. Platinum futures are traded through commodities contracts on the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the Chicago Board of Trade (eCBOT) and …

    Investment dictionary

  • 14 platinum — plat|i|num1 [ plætnəm ] noun uncount a silver gray metal used in industry and for making expensive jewelry platinum plat|i|num 2 [ plætnəm ] adjective 1. ) made from platinum: a platinum ring 2. ) platinum CDs, records etc are so popular that… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 platinum — I UK [ˈplætɪnəm] / US [ˈplæt(ə)nəm] noun [uncountable] a silver grey metal used in industry and for making expensive jewellery II UK [ˈplætɪnəm] / US [ˈplæt(ə)nəm] adjective 1) made from platinum a platinum ring 2) platinum CDs, records etc are… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 platinum — n. Chem. a ductile malleable silvery white metallic element occurring naturally in nickel and copper ores, unaffected by simple acids and fusible only at a very high temperature, used in making jewellery and laboratory apparatus. Usage: Symb.: Pt …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 platinum — plat|i|num [ˈplætınəm] n [U] [Date: 1800 1900; : Modern Latin; Origin: Spanish platina, from plata; PLATE1] 1.) a silver grey metal that does not change colour or lose its brightness, and is used in making expensive jewellery and in industry. It… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 Platinum — Der Name Platinum bezeichnet das chemische Element Platin ein Album des Musikers Mike Oldfield; siehe Platinum (Album) Kurzbezeichnung der Produktionsfirma Platinum Dunes von Michael Bay eine Marke für Speichermedien; siehe BestMedia eine… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 19 platinum — A metallic element, atomic no. 78, atomic wt. 195.08, used for making small parts for chemical apparatus because of its resistance to acids; in powdered form (p. black), it is an important catalyst in hydrogenation. Some of its salts have been… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 20 platinum — [[t]plæ̱tɪnəm[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT Platinum is a very valuable, silvery grey metal. It is often used for making jewellery. 2) COLOUR Platinum hair is very fair, almost white. ...a platinum blonde with thick eye shadow and scarlet lipstick …

    English dictionary