Definitions for iridosmineˌɪr ɪˈdɒz mɪn, -ˈdɒs-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ir•i•dos•mineˌɪr ɪˈdɒz mɪn, -ˈdɒs-(n.)

  1. a native alloy of iridium and osmium, usu. containing some rhodium, ruthenium, platinum, etc., used esp. for the points of gold pens.

    Category: Metallurgy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. osmiridium, iridosmine(noun)

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Iridosmine(noun)

    alt. of Iridosmium


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