Definition of bohrium in English:

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bohrium

Pronunciation: /ˈbôrēəm/

noun

The chemical element of atomic number 107, a very unstable element made by high-energy atomic collisions. (Symbol: Bh)
Example sentences
  • Few atoms have ever been made, but if enough were found in one area, bohrium would constitute a radiation hazard.
  • In 1997, however, the name bohrium for element 107 was recognized internationally.
  • Only a few atoms of bohrium have ever been made, and it will probably never be isolated in observable quantities.

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Syllabification: bohr·i·um

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