Complete Definition of "palladium"

see|Palladium
English
elements|Pd|rhodium|Rh|silver|Ag

Etymology 1
The sense of "safeguard" comes from L. Palladium (the image of Pallas that protected Troy), from Gr. Παλλάδιον, from ΠάλλαÏ, an alternative name for Athena.

Etymology 2
The element was named after w:Pallas|Pallas, an asteroid that had been discovered two years before the element.

Noun
palladium (countable and uncountable; plural palladia or palladium)
wikipedia

  1. countable a safeguard (from a statue of Athena that was believed to safeguard the ancient city of Troy).
  2. uncountable a metallic chemical element (symbol Pd) with an atomic number of 46.

Derived terms
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dioxide of palladium
pallad-
palladic
palladiferous
palladio-
palladious, palladous
palladium chloride
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palladium cyanide
palladium dichloride
palladium dinitrate
palladium hydride
palladiumise, palladiumize
palladium nitrate
protoxide of palladium

Related terms
Pallas

Translations
trans-top|a safeguard
Croatian: t-|hr|paladij|m
German: t+|de|Schutz|m
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Russian: палладиÑм (palládium) m
Spanish: t-|es|paladión|f
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Afrikaans: palladium
Albanian: palad
Arabic: t-|ar|بÙادÙÙÙ|m|trbaládyum|scARchar
Armenian: ÕºÕ¡Õ¬Õ¡Õ¤Õ«Õ¸ÖÕ´ (paladium)
Basque: paladioa
Belarusian: паладÑй (paládyj) m
Bosnian: t-|bs|paladij
Breton: palladiom
Bulgarian: паладий (paládij) m
Catalan: palladi
Chinese: é / é¯ (bÇ)
Cornish: paladyum
Croatian: t-|hr|paladij|m
Czech: t+|cs|palladium
Danish: t-|da|palladium
Dutch: t+|nl|palladium|n
Esperanto: t-|eo|paladio|xs=Esperanto
Estonian: t-|et|pallaadium
Faroese: t-|fo|palladium|xs=Faroese
Finnish: t+|fi|palladium
French: t+|fr|palladium|m
Frisian: palladium
Friulian: paladi
Galician: paladio
Georgian: ááááááá£áá (paladiumi)
German: t+|de|Palladium|n
Greek, Modern: Ïαλλάδιο (palládio) n
Hebrew: פ××××× (paládyum)
Hungarian: t-|hu|palládium
Icelandic: t-|is|palladín
Irish: pallaidiam
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Interlingua: palladium
Italian: t+|it|palladio|m
Japanese: t+|ja|ãã©ã¸ã¦ã |trparajiumu|scJpan
Kashmiri: pallôd
Kazakh: t-|kk|палладий|trpalladiy|scCyrl|xs=Kazakh
Korean: íë¼ë (palladyum)
Latvian: pallÄdijs
Lithuanian: paladis
Luxembourgish: palladium
Macedonian: паладиÑм (paládium) m
Malay: paladium
Maltese: t-|mt|palladju|xs=Maltese
Manx: pallaadjum
Mongolian: паллади (palladi)
Norwegian: t-|no|palladium
Polish: pallad m
Portuguese: paládio m
Romanian: t-|ro|paladiu|n
Russian: t-|ru|палладий|m|trpalládij|scCyrl
Scottish Gaelic: pallaidiam
Serbian: паладиjÑм (paladijum) m
Slovak: paládium
Slovenian: paladij
Spanish: t+|es|paladio|m
Swedish: t+|sv|palladium
Tajik: palladi'
Tamil: வà¯à®£à¯à®£à®¿à®°à¯à®®à¯à®ªà¯ (veNNirumbu)
Thai: THchar|à¹à¸à¸¥à¹à¸¥à¹à¸à¸µà¸¢à¸¡ (phaellÄdiam)
Turkish: t-|tr|palladyum
Ukrainian: паладiй (paládij) m
Uzbek: t-|uz|палладий|trpalladiy|scCyrl|xs=Uzbek
Vietnamese: palaÄi
Welsh: paladiwm
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External links
For etymology and more information refer to:
http://elements.vanderkrogt.net/elem/pd.html
(A lot of the translations were taken from that site with permission from the author)

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Revision and Credits for"palladium"
  • 2007-12-10 19:48 - Cynewulf - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/86.67.57.130|86.67.57.130]] ([[User_talk:86.67.57.130|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:DCDuring|DCDuring]]

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