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Definition of the noun actinide

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noun - plural: actinides

  1. any of a series of radioactive elements with atomic numbers 89 through 103

Alternative definition of the noun actinide

noun

  1. [inorganic chemistry] Any of the 14 radioactive elements of the periodic table that are positioned under the lanthanides to which they have similar chemistry.

Explanation

The actinide or actinoid series encompasses the 15 metallic chemical elements with atomic numbers from 89 to 103, actinium through lawrencium.

  • also known as Nhóm actini, 锕系元素

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Google previewMCAT Complete; Medical College Admission Test Comprehensive Study Guide Physical Sciences; Biological Sciences; Verbal Reasoning (2016)

Complete Guide to the MCAT Medical College Admission Test Comprehensive Study Guide Physical Sciences; Biological Sciences; Verbal Reasoning by James Adams, Maryn Munley, Nathan Eisenbeis, Caroline Miller, Jesse Shetler

Actinide is a radioactive element: an element in the series of radioactive elements beginning with actinium and ending with lawrencium. If you want to get a view of atoms in modern perspective then you need to grab the concepts of quantum ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Chemistry (2012)

by Editorial Board

Actinide series ¥ Active transport Activity series ¥ Adiabatic lapse rate Adsorbed ¥ Affinity Afforestation. acid. It can be formed by acrolein oxidation. It readily polymerizes and is used in the manufacture of acrylic resins, transparent plastic ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Chemistry (1987)

by D. Brynn Hibbert, A.M. James

actinide compounds 5 acrylonitrile— butadiene rubbers. See POLYMERS, RUBBER. actinide compounds. Oxidation state +3 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Physical Sciences (1976)

by John Daintith

actinide acid salt. See salt. aclinic line. See magnetic equator. acoustics. The scientific study of sound. acre. An Imperial unit of area equal to 4840 sq. yards.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nuclear Physics and its Applications (2013)

by Reinhard Stock

Actinide: The actinide series encompasses the elements with atomic numbers from 89 to 103. Actinides are radioactive and typically have long half-lives. They are therefore significant in wastes arising from nuclear fission, for example, spent ...

Google previewEncyclopedia and Handbook of Materials, Parts and Finishes, Third Edition (2016)

by Mel Schwartz

Actinide. Metals. The group of radioactive elements of atomic numbers 89–103 of the periodic system—namely, thorium, protactinium, uranium, neptunium, plutonium, americium, curium, berkelium, californium, einsteinium, fermium, ...

Google previewDictionary of Environmentally Important Chemicals (1997)

by David C. Ayres, Desmond G. Hellier

The Chemistry of the Actinide Elements, 2nd edn, Chapman & Hall, London King, R.B. (ed.) (1994) Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry, Wiley, Chichester, Vol. 1, pp. 3-34. Kirk- Othmer ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Chemoetymology (2006)

The Whys and Whences of Chemical Nomenclature and Terminology by Alexander Senning

actinide (actinoid) derived from actinium and -ide actinium Ac, derived from actin( o)- and -ium – referring to this element's radioactivity actinium emanation Rn, ...

Google previewDictionary of Chemistry

actinide series Ref. actinides. actinides also called actinons ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3T1I1N1I1D2E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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