Definition of manganese in English:

manganese

Syllabification: man·ga·nese
Pronunciation: /ˈmaNGɡəˌnēz
 
, ˈmaNGɡəˌnēs
 
/

noun

1The chemical element of atomic number 25, a hard gray metal of the transition series. Manganese is an important component of special steels and magnetic alloys. (Symbol: Mn)
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  • The list includes sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, manganese, iron, cobalt, copper, zinc, and molybdenum.
  • Most Nebraska soils contain sufficient levels of potassium, magnesium, manganese, iron and sulfur for sunflower levels.
  • The mineral elements most likely to be deficient in vineyards are nitrogen, potassium, phosphorus, zinc, boron, iron, manganese, and magnesium.
1.1The black dioxide of manganese as an industrial raw material or additive, especially in glassmaking.

Origin

late 17th century: via French from Italian manganese, unexplained alteration of medieval Latin magnesia (see magnesia).

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