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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: osmium(0.01214 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
n : a hard brittle blue-gray or blue-black metallic element that
is one of the platinum metals; the heaviest metal known
[syn: Os, atomic number 76]
English → English (gcide)
osmium \os"mi*um\ ([o^]z"m[i^]*[u^]m), n. [Gr. 'osmh` a smell,
odor, akin to 'o`zein to smell. So named in allusion to the
strong chlorinelike odor of osmic tetroxide. See Odor.]
A rare metallic element of the platinum group with atomic
number 76. It is found native as an alloy in platinum ore,
and in iridosmine. It is a hard, infusible, bluish or grayish
white metal, and the heaviest substance known. Its tetroxide
is used in histological experiments to stain tissues. Symbol
Os. Atomic weight 190.2. Specific gravity 22.477.
[1913 Webster +PJC]