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- noun A metal or alloy, such as gold, that is highly resistant to oxidation and corrosion.
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- noun inorganic chemistry, alchemy A metal resistant to
corrosion, oxidizingand tarnishing, such as gold, platinum, copperand mercury.
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- noun any metal that is resistant to corrosion or oxidation
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