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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A radioactive transuranic metallic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons.

Usage examples (3)
  • The first glimpse at 112 lasted for only a third of a millisecond, until it decayed first into element 110 (darmstaditium) and then into four different short-lived elements...
  • 1953 - a sample amounting to about 200 atoms of fermium (Fm, atomic number 100) was first by ion-exchange chromatography and identified at the University of California,
  • There's sulfur, californium and fermium, berkelium, for more
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