HyperDic: vanadium

English > 1 sense of the word vanadium:
NOUNsubstancevanadium, V, atomic number 23a soft silvery white toxic metallic element used in steel alloys
vanadium > pronunciation
Soundsvahney'diyahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > vanadium: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA soft silvery white toxic metallic element used in steel alloys; it occurs in several complex minerals including carnotite and vanadinite.
SynonymsV, atomic number 23
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 ofcarnotiteA yellow radioactive mineral
vanadiniteA mineral consisting of chloride / chloride and vanadate of lead
Spanishnúmero atómico 23, vanadio, V
Catalannúmero atòmic 23, vanadi, V

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