HyperDic: uranium

English > 1 sense of the word uranium:
NOUNsubstanceuranium, U, atomic number 92a heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element
uranium > pronunciation
Soundsyerey'niyahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > uranium: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element; occurs in many isotopes; used for nuclear fuels and nuclear weapons.
SynonymsU, atomic number 92
Narroweruranium 235A uranium isotope with mass number 235
uranium 238The commonest isotope of uranium
Broadermetallic element, metalAny of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
Substance ofuraninite, pitchblendeA mineral consisting of uranium oxide and trace amounts of radium and thorium and polonium and lead and helium
Spanishnúmero atómico 92, U, uranio
Catalannúmero atòmic 92, U, urani
Adjectivestransuranichaving an atomic number greater than 92

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