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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A solid silvery grey radioactive transuranic element whose atoms can be split when bombarded with neutrons.

Usage examples (36)
  • (Note that its isotopic cousin Pu-239 is even more sensitive.)
  • December 8, 2009, 12: 20 pm rxc: perlhaqr: Pu is not very toxic when ingested.
  • The primary hazard of Pu is inhalation of small particles, and even that is not really bad.
  • He posted an online account of his interrogation by Beijing police officials, which included one of them calling Pu a for more
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