platinize

verb
plat·​i·​nize | \ ˈpla-tə-ˌnīz How to pronounce platinize (audio) \
platinized; platinizing

Definition of platinize

transitive verb

: to cover, treat, or combine with platinum or a compound of platinum

First Known Use of platinize

1825, in the meaning defined above

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“Platinize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/platinize. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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