platinoid

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

platinum +‎ -oid

Adjective[edit]

platinoid ‎(comparative more platinoid, superlative most platinoid)

  1. Of or resembling platinum

Noun[edit]

platinoid ‎(plural platinoids)

  1. (chemistry) Any of several metals that resemble platinum in their chemistry; especially osmium, iridium and palladium
  2. An alloy of copper, nickel, tungsten, and zinc once used in heating elements

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