Definition of platinite in English:

platinite

noun

Metallurgy
  • Also with capital initial. An alloy of iron and nickel which has the same coefficient of expansion as platinum, used to make metal-to-glass contacts in light bulbs.

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From platinum + -ite.

Pronunciation

platinite

/ˈplatɪnʌɪt/ /ˈplat(ə)nʌɪt/