noun. ['ˈroʊdiːəm'] a white hard metallic element that is one of the platinum group and is found in platinum ores; used in alloys with platinum.
- metallic element
- atomic number 45
- ῥόδον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Rhymes with Rhodium
Sentences with rhodium
1. Noun, singular or mass
A lot of white gold is subsequently plated with rhodium so it is easier to polish.
White gold jewelry requires rhodium plating since it wears down and deteriorates with extended use.