HyperDic: rn

English > 2 senses of the word Rn / RN:
NOUNsubstanceRn, radon, atomic number 86a radioactive gaseous element formed by the disintegration of radium
person RN, registered nursea graduate nurse who has passed examinations for registration
English > Rn: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA radioactive gaseous element formed by the disintegration of radium; the heaviest of the inert gasses; occurs naturally (especially in areas over granite) and is considered a hazard to health.
Synonymsradon, atomic number 86
Broaderchemical 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
noble gas, inert gas, argononAny of the chemically inert gaseous elements of the helium group in the periodic table
Spanishnúmero atómico 86, radon, radón, Rn
Catalannúmero atòmic 86, radó, Rn
English > RN: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA graduate nurse who has passed examinations for registration.
Synonymregistered nurse
Narrowernurse-midwifeA registered nurse who has received special training as a midwife
nurse practitioner, NP, nurse clinicianA registered nurse who has received special training and can perform many of the duties of a physician
BroadernurseOne skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)

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