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platiniridium

[plat-n-i-rid-ee-uh m, -ahy-rid-] /ˌplæt n ɪˈrɪd i əm, -aɪˈrɪd-/
noun
1.
a natural alloy composed chiefly of platinum and iridium.
Origin of platiniridium
1865-1870
First recorded in 1865-70; platin(um) + iridium
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British Dictionary definitions for platiniridium

platiniridium

/ˌplætɪnɪˈrɪdɪəm/
noun
1.
any alloy of platinum and iridium: used in jewellery, electrical contacts, and hypodermic needles
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