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Definition of the noun actinium

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noun - plural: actiniums

  1. a radioactive element of the actinide series; found in uranium ores
    • examples: Actinium is a radioactive element. | Actinium-227 occurs in uranium ore. | Actinium-227 is a decay product of uranium-235. | Actinium was discovered by André-Louis Debierne in 1899. | Actinium is a silvery metal. | Actinium melts at 1,051°C. | Actinium vaporizes at 3,198°C. | The half life of actinium-225 is approximately 10 days. | The half life of actinium-224 is 2.7 hours.
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonyms of actinium: Ac / atomic number 89
    • more generic terms: chemical element / element = any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
    • substance of: uranium ore = any ore from which uranium can be extracted

Phrases with Actinium

  1. Eka-Actinium
  2. Cerithidium Actinium
  3. Species Cerithidium Actinium

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Google previewGeneral Chemistry, Atoms First (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Actinium is a radioactive chemical element with the symbol Ac and atomic number 89, which was discovered in 1899. It was the ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Radiation Physics for Medical Physicists (2013)

Physics, Physics by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Actinium Neptunium Thorium Uranium Actinium is a radioactive chemical element with the symbol Ac and atomic number 89, which was discovered in 1899. Itwas the first non-primordial radioactive element to be isolated. Polonium, radium ...

Google previewA Guide to the Elements (2002)

by Albert Stwertka

Actinium is a metal, and like radium it ...

Google previewChemistry and Analysis of Radionuclides (2011)

Laboratory Techniques and Methodology by Jukka Lehto, Xiaolin Hou

Actinium is the first member in the actinide series and very much resembles lanthanuminitschemistry.Theonlyoxidationstateofactiniumis þIII,theAc3 þ ion being formed. Actinium primarily forms ionic compounds and does not hydrolyze strongly.

Google previewNature's Building Blocks (2011)

An A-Z Guide to the Elements by John Emsley

g/cm3 oxide Ac2O3 Actinium is a soft, silvery-white, radioactive metal of group 3 (row 6d) of the periodic table. Pure samples of the metal have been obtained only with difficulty. Actinium reacts with water to release hydrogen gas.

Google previewBasic Concepts of Chemistry (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Actinium: Actinium is a radioactive chemical element with the symbol Ac and atomic number 89, which was discovered in 1899.Itwas the first nonprimordial radioactive element to be isolated. Polonium, radium andradon were observedbefore ...

Google previewPhysics (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Actinium: Actinium is a radioactive chemical element with symbol Ac and atomic number 89, which was discovered in 1899. It was the first nonprimordial radioactive element to be isolated. Polonium, radium and radon were observed before ...

Google previewA Field Guide to Radiation (2012)

by Wayne Biddle

Actinium-225, -227 ACTINIUM IS A RARE ...

Google previewLiterary Digest (1907)

It is generally considered, the writer goes on to say, that radium, and possibly actinium, are descended from uranium, and until re cently it was thought that actinium is the immediate predecessor or parent of radium. This has, however, never ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Alkaline Earth Compounds (2012)

by Richard C. Ropp

Actinium is a radioactive element with the symbol Ac and atomic number of 89. It was discovered in 1899 by Andre Debeime, a French chemist. It was the first nonprimordial radioactive element to be isolated. Po, Ra and radon were observed ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2010)

by Elizabeth A. Martin

actinium SymbolAc. A radioactive metallic element belonging to group 3 of the periodic table; an.

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry (2016)

by Richard Rennie, Jonathan Law

actinium Symbol Ac. A silvery radioactive metallic element belonging to group 3 (formerly IIIA) ...

Google previewDictionary of Environmentally Important Chemicals (1997)

by David C. Ayres, Desmond G. Hellier

ACTINIUM CAS Registry No. 7440-34-8 Ac Actinium, a member of Group 3 of the Periodic ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Inorganic Chemistry (2009)

by John Daintith

actinium A soft, silvery-white, highly radioactive metallic element of group 3 (formerly IIIB) of the periodic table. It is usually considered to be the first member of the ACTINOID series. It occurs in minute ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1914)

ACTINIUM. A radioactive element discovered by Debierne in 1899.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannica (1922)

a dictionary of arts, sciences, literature and general information by Hugh Chisholm

Actinium and mesothorium arc examples of such products. A number of new products have been discovered, particularly in doubted evidence, however, has been obtained that in a few cases the atoms break up in two or more distinct ways, ...

Google previewOxford English Mini Dictionary (2013)

by Charlotte Buxton

actinium. acquiesce v. accept without protest. acquiescence n. acquiescent adj. acquire v. buy or get. acquisition n. 1 something acquired. 2 the act of acquiring. acquisitive adj. eager to acquire things. acquisitiveness n. acquit v. (acquitting ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Chemistry (2012)

by Editorial Board

Actinium. Symbol:AcAtomic Number:89 Atomic Mass: 227.03amu. It is one of the elements in the actinide series of innertransition elements. It may also be classified as a rare earth element. Actinium is the first element of the actinide series.

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Scrabble value of A1C3T1I1N1I1U1M3

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of ACTINIUM

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  • UNCIATIM

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