HyperDic: atomic_number_40

English > 1 sense of the expression atomic number 40:
NOUNsubstanceatomic number 40, zirconium, Zra lustrous grey strong metallic element resembling titanium
English > atomic number 40: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA lustrous grey strong metallic element resembling titanium; it is used in nuclear reactors as a neutron absorber; it occurs in baddeleyite but is obtained chiefly from zircon.
Synonymszirconium, Zr
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 ofbaddeleyiteA mineral consisting of zirconium oxide
zircon, zirconium silicateA common mineral occurring in small crystals
Spanishcirconio, número atómico 40, zirconio, Zr
Catalannúmero atòmic 40, zirconi, Zr

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