platinic acid


platinic acid
noun
: a weak acid H2Pt(OH)6 obtained as a yellowish white precipitate by hydrolysis of chloroplatinic acid; hexa-hydroxo-platinic acid

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Chem.
a white, crystalline, water-insoluble powder, H2PtO3, used chiefly in platinization.

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  • platinic acid — Chem. a white, crystalline, water insoluble powder, H2PtO3, used chiefly in platinization. * * * …   Universalium

  • platinic chloride — noun 1. : a reddish brown solid salt PtCl4 obtained usually by heating chloroplatinic acid with chlorine 2. : chloroplatinic acid not used systematically * * * Chem. See chloroplatinic acid. [1865 70] …   Useful english dictionary

  • platinic chloride — Chem. See chloroplatinic acid. [1865 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • chloroplatinic acid — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+... noun Etymology: chlor + platinic : an acid H2PtCl6 obtained usually as red brown deliquescent crystals of the hexahydrate by the action of aqua regia on metallic platinum and used chiefly in analysis called also platinic chloride …   Useful english dictionary

  • chloroplatinic acid — noun An acid, HPtCl, derived from platinic chloride and hydrochloric acid, used in the analysis of amines. See Also: chloroplatinate …   Wiktionary

  • chloroplatinic acid — a red brown, crystalline, water soluble solid, H2PtCl6·6H2O, used chiefly in platinizing glass, metals, and ceramic ware. Also called platinic chloride. * * * …   Universalium

  • platinate — platinate1 /plat n ayt /, n. Chem. a salt of platinic acid. [1855 60; PLATIN(IC ACID) + ATE2] platinate2 /plat n ayt /, v.t., platinated, platinating. to platinize. [1885 90; PLATIN(UM) + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • platin- — combining form or platino Etymology: New Latin platinum 1. : platinum platinotype platiniridium …   Useful english dictionary

  • platinate — I. ˈplatənˌāt noun ( s) Etymology: platin + ate : a salt of platinic acid II. transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: platin + ate : platinize …   Useful english dictionary

  • plat|i|nate — «PLAT uh nayt», noun. Chemistry. a salt of platinic acid …   Useful english dictionary


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