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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Relating to or containing platinum, especially with valence 4.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In chem., of or pertaining to platinum.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, platinum; -- used specifically to designate those compounds in which the element has a higher valence, as contrasted with the platinous compounds.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective inorganic chemistry Containing tetravalent platinum.

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