patinize

patinize

v. t. to coat with a patina.
Syn. -- patinate.
[WordNet 1.5]

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.
[1913 Webster]

The patio process is used to reduce silver ores by amalgamation.
[1913 Webster]

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.
[PJC]

 

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