from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A metal of the platinum group, whose discovery was announced in 1877 by Kern of St. Petersburg.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Chem.) A rare metallic element found in platinum ore. It is a white malleable substance. Symbol Da. Atomic weight 154.
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- noun A supposed
chemical elementdiscovered in 1877, later found to be a mixture of iridiumand rhodium.
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