HyperDic: se

English > 2 senses of the word Se / SE:
NOUNsubstanceSe, selenium, atomic number 34a toxic nonmetallic element related to sulfur and tellurium
relationSE, southeast, sou'-east, southeastwardthe compass point midway between south and east
Se / SE > pronunciation
Soundseh'siy'; saw.thiy'st; sey'
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
beast ... yeast: 17 rhymes with iyst...
divorcee ... USA: 11 rhymes with sey...
English > Se: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA toxic nonmetallic element related to sulfur and tellurium; occurs in several allotropic forms; a stable grey metallike allotrope conducts electricity better in the light than in the dark and is used in photocells; occurs in sulfide ores (as pyrite).
Synonymsselenium, atomic number 34
BroaderantioxidantSubstance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides
chemical 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
Substance ofpyrite, iron pyrite, fool's goldA common mineral (iron disulfide) that has a pale yellow color
Spanishnúmero atómico 34, selenio, Se
Catalannúmero atòmic 34, seleni, Se
English > SE: 2 senses > noun 2, relation
MeaningThe compass point midway between south and east; at 135 degrees.
Synonymssoutheast, sou'-east, southeastward
Broadercompass point, pointAny of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass
Spanishsudeste, sureste

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