from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The negative or non-oxidizable plate of a voltaic cell, which often consists of a sheet of platinum, as in the Grove cell.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Physics), rare A cathode.
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- noun physics, dated A
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platinum + Ancient Greek a way.
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We may take, as an instance, _platinode_, Spanish-American joined to ancient Greek.
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXXXVI. October, 1843. Vol. LIV.
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