platiniridium

[plat-n-i-rid-ee-uh m, -ahy-rid-]

Origin of platiniridium

First recorded in 1865–70; platin(um) + iridium
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British Dictionary definitions for platiniridium

platiniridium

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