Definition of vanadium in English:
The chemical element of atomic number 23, a hard gray metal of the transition series, used to make alloy steels. (Symbol: V)
- For high strength grades, aluminum, vanadium, or columbium may be used for grain refinement.
- Nitrogen additions to high-strength steels containing vanadium have become commercially important because the additions enhance precipitation hardening.
- When waste oils are burned in incinerators, toxic metals such as nickel, vanadium and cadmium get ensnared in the particles given off into the atmosphere.
Words that rhyme with vanadiumpalladium, radium, stadium
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