multimetallic

adjective

mul·​ti·​me·​tal·​lic ˌməl-tē-mə-ˈta-lik How to pronounce multimetallic (audio)
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: containing more than one metal
a multimetallic hydride
… virtually any property of a metal catalyst may be influenced by combining it with another metal, and this concept can be extended to multimetallic catalysts.Chemical & Engineering News

Word History

First Known Use

1901, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of multimetallic was in 1901

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“Multimetallic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multimetallic. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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