indium

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noun in·di·um \ ˈin-dē-əm \

Definition of indium

:a silvery malleable fusible chiefly trivalent metallic element that occurs especially in sphalerite ores and is used especially as a plating material, in alloys, and in electronics — see Chemical Elements Table

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Origin and Etymology of indium

International Scientific Vocabulary ind- + New Latin -ium


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indium

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noun in·di·um \ ˈin-dē-əm \

medical Definition of indium

:a malleable fusible silvery metallic element that is chiefly trivalent, occurs especially in sphalerite ores, and is used as a plating for bearings, in alloys having a low melting point, and in making transistors symbol In — see Chemical Elements Table

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