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The chemical element astatine

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the chemical element astatine

astatine British & World English

The chemical element of atomic number 85, a radioactive member of the halogen group. Astatine was first produced by bombarding bismuth with alpha particles, and it occurs in traces in nature as a decay product

At in astatine British & World English

The chemical element of atomic number 85, a radioactive member of the halogen group. Astatine was first produced by bombarding bismuth with alpha particles, and it occurs in traces in nature as a decay product

astatine New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

chemical element of atomic number 85

at1 British & World English

Expressing location or arrival in a particular place or position

at2 British & World English

A monetary unit of Laos, equal to one hundredth of a kip

at- British & World English

Variant spelling of ad- assimilated before t (as in attend, attenuate).

full blast British & World English

At maximum power or intensity

in a canter British & World English

Without much effort; easily

green about the gills British & World English

(Of a person) looking or feeling ill or nauseous

passage of arms British & World English

A fight or dispute

full pelt British & World English

As fast as possible

by someone's side British & World English

Close to someone, especially so as to give them comfort or moral support

on sight British & World English

As soon as someone or something has been seen

back to square one British & World English

Back to where one started, with no progress having been made

full tilt British & World English

With maximum energy or force; at top speed

at it British & World English

Engaged in some activity, typically a reprehensible one

be at British & World English

Be doing or trying to do

go at British & World English

Energetically attack or tackle

at all British & World English

(Used for emphasis) in any way; to any extent

at-bat British & World English

A player’s turn at batting, as officially recorded

at bay British & World English

Forced to face or confront one’s attackers or pursuers; cornered

fly at British & World English

Attack verbally or physically

get at British & World English

Reach or gain access to (something)

at law British & World English

According to or concerned with the laws of a country

at one British & World English

In agreement or harmony

run at British & World English

Rush towards (someone) to attack them

at sea British & World English

Sailing on the sea

at that British & World English

In addition; furthermore

at-home British & World English

A party in a person’s home

at home British & World English

In one’s own house

at sign British & World English

The symbol @

at best British & World English

Taking the most optimistic view

come at British & World English

Launch oneself at (someone) to attack them

at cost British & World English

At cost price; without profit to the seller

at ease British & World English

Free from worry or awkwardness; relaxed

at hack British & World English

(Of a young hawk) given partial liberty but not yet allowed to hunt for itself

have at British & World English

Tackle or attack forcefully or aggressively

at heel British & World English

(Of a dog) close to and slightly behind its owner

jump at British & World English

Accept (an opportunity or offer) with great eagerness

keep at British & World English

Persist (or force someone to persist) with

at last British & World English

In the end; after much delay


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