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IRIDOSMINE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does iridosmine mean? 

IRIDOSMINE (noun)
  The noun IRIDOSMINE has 1 sense:

1. a hard and corrosion resistant mineral that is a natural alloy of osmium and iridium (usually containing small amounts of rhodium and platinum); used in needles and pen nibs etc.

  Familiarity information: IRIDOSMINE used as a noun is very rare.


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IRIDOSMINE (noun)


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Meaning:

A hard and corrosion resistant mineral that is a natural alloy of osmium and iridium (usually containing small amounts of rhodium and platinum); used in needles and pen nibs etc.

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

iridosmine; osmiridium

Hypernyms ("iridosmine" is a kind of...):

mineral (solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition)


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