Meaning of Palladium

English: Palladium
Bangla: রক্ষার উপায়, প্যাল্যাস নামক দেবীমূর্তি
Hindi: पैलेडियम
Type: Unknown / অজানা / अज्ञात

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Bangla Academy Dictionary:

Definition: 1

a rare metallic element of the platinum group, silver-white, ductile and malleable, harder and fusing more readily than platinum: used chiefly as a catalyst and in dental and other alloys. Symbol: Pd; atomic weight: 106.4; atomic number: 46; specific gravity: 12 at 20°C.

Definition: 2

Also, Palladion [puh-ley-dee-on] /pəˈleɪ diˌɒn/ (Show IPA). a statue of Athena, especially one on the citadel of Troy on which the safety of the city was supposed to depend.

Definition: 3

(usually lowercase) anything believed to provide protection or safety; safeguard.

Definition: 4

a ductile malleable silvery-white element of the platinum metal group occurring principally in nickel-bearing ores: used as a hydrogenation catalyst and, alloyed with gold, in jewellery. Symbol: Pd; atomic no: 46; atomic wt: 106.42; valency: 2, 3, or 4; relative density: 1202; melting pt: 1555°C; boiling pt: 2964°C

Definition: 5

something believed to ensure protection; safeguard