rhodium

noun rho·di·um \ ˈrō-dē-əm \
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of rhodium

:a rare silvery-white hard ductile metallic element that is resistant to acids, occurs native but is usually obtained from nickel ores, and is used especially as a catalyst and in platinum alloys — see Chemical Elements Table

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Origin and Etymology of rhodium

New Latin, from Greek rhodon rose


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rhodium

noun rho·di·um \ ˈrōd-ē-əm \

medical Definition of rhodium

:a white hard ductile metallic element that is resistant to attack by acids, occurs in platinum ores, and is used in alloys with platinum symbol Rh — see Chemical Elements Table

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