HyperDic: platinum

English > 1 sense of the word platinum:
NOUNsubstanceplatinum, Pt, atomic number 78a heavy precious metallic element
platinum > pronunciation
Soundsplae'tahnahm; plae'tnahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > platinum: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA 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.
SynonymsPt, atomic number 78
Broadernoble metalAny metal that is resistant to corrosion or oxidation
Spanishnúmero atómico 78, platino, Pt
Catalannúmero atòmic 78, platí, Pt

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