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Spell Check of patina

Correct spelling: patina

Definition of patina:

a fine coating of oxide on the surface of a metal

Common misspellings for patina:

  • petina (57%)
  • patena (29%)
  • paina (14%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Examples of usage for patina:

1) There were interminable avenues of tables and cases, sending forth the sparkle of gold and silver and prismatic hues, the warm glow of deep- red copper fading into the pale green of patina, from hundreds of works of art- products of German industry, those so- called " bronzes," which were to be displayed in shop- windows all over the country, and endow even the cottages of the poor with an air of prosperity. - "The Song of Songs", Hermann Sudermann.

2) " Now we come to the most critical part of the business," he said, " the patina application, which gives the figures their style." - "The Song of Songs", Hermann Sudermann.

3) No Sicilian sunrise was ever more glossy with the patina of hope than the iced one that crept in for a look at the wide- faced, high- cheek- boned beauty of Sara Turkletaub as she lay with her sons to the miracle of her full breasts, her hair still rumpled with the agony of deliverance. - "The Vertical City", Fannie Hurst.

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