Ouvrir le menu principal

AnglaisModifier

ÉtymologieModifier

De white et de gold.

Locution nominale Modifier

white gold \ˌwaɪt ˈɡoʊld\ (États-Unis), \ˌwaɪt ˈɡəʊld\ (Royaume-Uni)

  1. (Désuet) Platine.
    • Having treated of the above several Metals, and the different degrees of heat required to destroy their Cohesion ; and since the Discovery of a method for the freezing of Quicksilver, the number of perfect Metals, which before were 6, was thereby augmented and became 7, I shall now beg leave to offer to your consideration a few hints on the very extraordinary and singular Properties of a new Metal called Platina or white Gold, their number is therefore now become 8; of which 8 Metals one of the two last added to their number is the most easiy fusible, and the other the most hard and difficult of all others. — (Richard Lovett, The Electrical Philosopher, 1774, p. 171)
  2. Or blanc. Alliage blanc d’or et d’un autre métal blanc.

SynonymesModifier

Platine :

PrononciationModifier

Voir aussiModifier

  • white gold sur l’encyclopédie Wikipédia (en anglais)