Definition of depleted uranium in English:

depleted uranium

Syllabification: de·plet·ed u·ra·ni·um
(abbreviation: DU)


  • Uranium from which most of the fissile isotope uranium-235 has been removed.
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    • It also seems that they are having trouble differentiating between depleted uranium and enriched uranium.
    • Radioactive depleted uranium has a half-life of 4500 million years.
    • Weapons coated with depleted uranium leave a radioactive toxic dust behind.

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