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platinoid

[ plat-n-oid ]
/ ˈplæt nˌɔɪd /
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adjective
resembling platinum: the platinoid elements.
noun
any of the metals, as palladium or iridium, with which platinum is commonly associated.
an alloy of copper, zinc, and nickel, to which small quantities of such elements as tungsten or aluminum have been added.
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Origin of platinoid

First recorded in 1860–65; platin(um) + -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for platinoid

platinoid
/ (ˈplætɪˌnɔɪd) /

adjective
containing or resembling platinuma platinoid metal
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