Share this entry

Share this page

nobelium

Saltos de línea: no¦bel|ium
Pronunciación: /nə(ʊ)ˈbiːlɪəm
 
, -ˈbɛl-/

Definición de nobelium en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
The chemical element of atomic number 102, a radioactive metal of the actinide series. Nobelium does not occur naturally and was first produced by bombarding curium with carbon nuclei. (Symbol: No)
Example sentences
  • The German proposal of ‘meitnerium ‘for 109 was allowed to stand, as were the names proposed for elements 101, 102, and 103 - ‘mendelevium, ‘‘nobelium, ‘and ‘lawrencium,‘respectively.
  • A group in Stockholm believed they had made it in 1957, and proposed the patriotic name nobelium, after the Swede Alfred Nobel.
  • Due to its extremely short half-life, there's no reason for considering the effects of nobelium in the environment.

Origen

1950s: modern Latin, from the name Nobel, Alfred Bernhard + -ium.

Words that rhyme with nobelium

berkelium, epithelium, helium, Sealyham

Definición de nobelium en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día emulous
Pronunciación: ˈɛmjʊləs
adjective
seeking to emulate someone or something