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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.

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  • A material known as dysprosium, used in magnets for wind turbines and electric vehicles, is particularly important to the clean-technology sector.
  • Department of Energy study recently warned of short-term supply disruptions for elements such as dysprosium and neodymium needed to make wind turbines and electric cars.
  • HREE, such as dysprosium and terbium, is estimated at 8% and 6% respectively.
  • "heavy" elements such as dysprosium, terbium and europium are more in focus for Canadian mining companies. for more
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