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Definition of Palladium

Palladium
Palladium Pal*la"di*um, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ?, ?, Pallas.] 1. (Gr. Antiq.) Any statue of the goddess Pallas; esp., the famous statue on the preservation of which depended the safety of ancient Troy. 2. Hence: That which affords effectual protection or security; a sateguard; as, the trial by jury is the palladium of our civil rights. --Blackstone.
Palladium
Palladium Pal*la"di*um, n. [NL.] (Chem.) A rare metallic element of the light platinum group, found native, and also alloyed with platinum and gold. It is a silver-white metal resembling platinum, and like it permanent and untarnished in the air, but is more easily fusible. It is unique in its power of occluding hydrogen, which it does to the extent of nearly a thousand volumes, forming the alloy Pd2H. It is used for graduated circles and verniers, for plating certain silver goods, and somewhat in dentistry. It was so named in 1804 by Wollaston from the asteroid Pallas, which was discovered in 1802. Symbol Pd. Atomic weight, 106.2.

Meaning of Palladium from wikipedia

- Palladium is a chemical element with the symbol Pd and atomic number 46. It is a rare and lustrous silvery-white metal discovered in 1803 by the English...
- The London Palladium (/pəˈleɪdiˌʊm/) is a 2,286-seat Grade II* West End theatre located on Argyll Street, London, in the famous area of Soho. Of the roster...
- Palladium on carbon, often referred to as Pd/C, is a form of palladium used as a catalyst. The metal is supported on activated carbon in order to maximize...
- Palladium is a chemical element with symbol Pd and atomic number 46. Palladium or The Palladium may also refer to: Palladium (cl****ical antiquity), a statue...
- In Gr**** and Roman mythology, the palladium or palladion was a cult image of great antiquity on which the safety of Troy and later Rome was said to depend...
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