unobtanium

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From unobtain- + -ium

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unobtanium (uncountable)

  1. A fictitious substance, which, if it existed, would enable one to solve an intractable problem with ease.
  2. An especially rare component that is almost impossible to get hold of
  3. A high tech component that is extremely expensive

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