Platinous Plat"i*nous, a. (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, platinum; -- used specifically to designate those compounds in which the element has a lower valence, as contrasted with the {platinic} compounds; as, platinous chloride ({PtCl2}). [1913 Webster]

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  • platinous — [plat′ n əs] adj. of, like, or containing platinum, esp. divalent platinum …   English World dictionary

  • platinous — /plat n euhs/, adj. Chem. containing bivalent platinum. [1835 45; PLATIN(UM) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • platinous — adjective Containing divalent platinum …   Wiktionary

  • platinous — Relating to platinum; denoting a compound containing platinum in its lower valency. * * * plat·i·nous plat nəs, ən əs adj of, relating to, or containing platinum esp. with a valence of two compare PLATINIC * * * plat·i·nous (platґĭ nəs) …   Medical dictionary

  • platinous — plætnÉ™s / tɪn adj. pertaining to platinum; containing platinum (precious metal) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • platinous — plat·i·nous …   English syllables

  • platinous — plat•i•nous [[t]ˈplæt n əs[/t]] adj. chem. of or containing platinum …   From formal English to slang

  • platinous — /ˈplætənəs/ (say platuhnuhs) adjective Obsolete containing divalent platinum …   Australian English dictionary

  • platinous — ˈplatənəs adjective Etymology: platin + ous : of, relating to, or containing platinum used especially of compounds in which this element is bivalent; compare platinic …   Useful english dictionary

  • platinous metals — platinos šeima statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Ru, Rh, Pd, Os, Ir, Pt atitikmenys: angl. platinous metals; platinum family rus. семейство платиновых металлов …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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