from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • 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, oxidizing and tarnishing, such as gold, platinum, copper and mercury.

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  • noun any metal that is resistant to corrosion or oxidation


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