Definition of seaborgium in English:

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seaborgium

Pronunciation: /ˌsēˈbôrɡēəm/

noun

The chemical element of atomic number 106, a very unstable element made by high-energy atomic collisions. (Symbol: Sg)
Example sentences
  • Chemistry experiments with seaborgium have firmly placed it in group 6 as a heavier homologue to tungsten.
  • The rules against the naming of an element after a living person were bent, and element 106 is today still known as seaborgium.

Origin

Modern Latin, named after G. Seaborg (see Seaborg, Glenn).

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Syllabification: sea·bor·gi·um

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