HyperDic: chemical_element

English > 1 sense of the expression chemical element:
NOUNsubstancechemical element, elementany 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
English > chemical element: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny 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.
Synonymelement
Partsatom(physics and chemistry) the smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element
Narroweractinium, Ac, atomic number 89A radioactive element of the actinide series
allotropeA structurally different form of an element
argon, Ar, atomic number 18A colorless and odorless inert gas
arsenic, As, atomic number 33A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms
astatine, At, atomic number 85A highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series)
bohrium, Bh, element 107, atomic number 107A transuranic element
boron, B, atomic number 5A trivalent metalloid element
bromine, Br, atomic number 35A nonmetallic heavy volatile corrosive dark brown liquid element belonging to the halogens
carbon, C, atomic number 6An abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms
chlorine, Cl, atomic number 17A common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens
darmstadtium, Ds, element 110, atomic number 110A radioactive transuranic element
dubnium, Db, hahnium, element 105, atomic number 105A transuranic element
fluorine, F, atomic number 9A nonmetallic univalent element belonging to the halogens
germanium, Ge, atomic number 32A brittle / brittle grey crystalline element that is a semiconducting metalloid (resembling silicon) used in transistors
hassium, Hs, element 108, atomic number 108A radioactive transuranic element
helium, He, atomic number 2A very light colorless element that is one of the six inert gasses
hydrogen, H, atomic number 1A nonmetallic univalent element that is normally a colorless and odorless highly flammable diatomic gas
iodine, iodin, I, atomic number 53A nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens
krypton, Kr, atomic number 36A colorless element that is one of the six inert gasses
lawrencium, Lr, atomic number 103A radioactive transuranic element synthesized from californium
meitnerium, Mt, element 109, atomic number 109A radioactive transuranic element
mendelevium, Md, Mv, atomic number 101A radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding einsteinium with alpha particles (Md is the current symbol for mendelevium but Mv was formerly the symbol)
metallic element, metalAny of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
neon, Ne, atomic number 10A colorless odorless gaseous element that give a red glow in a vacuum tube
nitrogen, N, atomic number 7A common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas
nobelium, No, atomic number 102A radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding curium with carbon ions
noble gas, inert gas, argononAny of the chemically inert gaseous elements of the helium group in the periodic table
nonmetalA chemical element lacking typical metallic properties
oxygen, O, atomic number 8A nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas
phosphorus, P, atomic number 15A multivalent nonmetallic element of the nitrogen family that occurs commonly in inorganic phosphate rocks and as organic phosphates in all living cells
plutonium, Pu, atomic number 94A solid silvery grey radioactive transuranic element whose atoms can be split when bombarded with neutrons
radon, Rn, atomic number 86A radioactive gaseous element formed by the disintegration of radium
roentgenium, Rg, element 111, atomic number 111A radioactive transuranic element
rutherfordium, Rf, unnilquadium, Unq, element 104, atomic number 104A radioactive transuranic element which has been synthesized
seaborgium, Sg, element 106, atomic number 106A transuranic element
selenium, Se, atomic number 34A toxic nonmetallic element related to sulfur and tellurium
silicon, Si, atomic number 14A tetravalent nonmetallic element
sulfur, S, sulphur, atomic number 16An abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element
tellurium, Te, atomic number 52A brittle / brittle silver-white metalloid element that is related to selenium and sulfur
trace elementAn element that occurs at very small quantities in the body but is nonetheless important for many biological processes
transactinideAny of the artificially produced elements with atomic numbers greater than 103
transuranic elementAny element having an atomic number greater than 92 (which is the atomic number of uranium)
ununbium, Uub, element 112, atomic number 112A radioactive transuranic element
ununhexium, Uuh, element 116, atomic number 116A radioactive transuranic element
ununpentium, Uup, element 115, atomic number 115A radioactive transuranic element
ununquadium, Uuq, element 114, atomic number 114A radioactive transuranic element
ununtrium, Uut, element 113, atomic number 113A radioactive transuranic element
xenon, Xe, atomic number 54A colorless odorless inert gaseous element occurring in the earth's atmosphere in trace amounts
BroadersubstanceThe real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
Spanishelemento, elemento químico
Catalanelement, element químic

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