patinizev. t. to coat with a patina.
Syn. -- patinate.
Pa"ti*o(p"t*), n. [Sp., a court] (Metal) A paved yard or floor where ores are cleaned and sorted, or where ore, salt, mercury, etc., are trampled by horses, to effect intermixture and amalgamation.
The patio process is used to reduce silver ores by amalgamation.
2. In Spain, Spanish America, etc., a court or courtyard of a house or other building; esp., an inner court open to the sky.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
3. (pt"*`) A usually paved area adjacent to a dwelling, used for outdoor lounging, dining, receptions of guests, etc.
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