from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or designating compounds that contain palladium, especially with valence 4.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to palladium.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or derived from, palladium; -- used specifically to designate those compounds in which the element has a higher valence as contrasted with palladious compounds.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In chem., containing palladium as a constituent with apparently tetrad valence: as, palladic chlorid (PdCl4).


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