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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A heavy metal that is radioactive.

Usage examples (38)
  • uranium is used to produce energy for some power plants that make electricity.
  • (One uranium nucleus consists of 92 protons and 146 neutrons and each neutron in uranium is bound on average by 8 MeV.)
  • It does not, because 1/3 of the uranium is already in the bones, and not circulating in the blood for the kidneys to filter it.
  • The analysis of these particles indicates that the uranium is anthropogenic, i.e. that the material was produced as a result of chemical processing. for more
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