a combining form representing in compound words:
of, relating to, containing, or resembling platinum: platinotype
[plat-n-oh-sahy-an-ik] /ˌplæt n oʊ saɪˈæn ɪk/ adjective, Chemistry. 1. of or derived from platinocyanic acid.
noun, Chemistry. 1. the hypothetical acid containing platinum and the cyano group, H 2 Pt(CN) 4 . /ˌplætɪnəʊsaɪˈænɪk/ noun 1. a hypothetical tetrabasic acid known only in the form of platinocyanide salts. Formula: H2Pt(CN)4
- Plastic police
noun 1. (informal, censorious) a collective term for several classes of public officer (including community support officers) authorized to perform certain tasks and duties in support of the police force, but having lesser powers than the police
- Plastic pleurisy
plastic pleurisy n. See dry pleurisy.