noun. ['bɝˈɪliːəm'] a light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element.
- metallic element
- atomic number 4
- beryllium (Latin)
- beryllus (Latin)
- βήρυλλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Rhymes with Beryllium
How do you pronounce beryllium?
Pronounce beryllium as bərˈɪliəm.
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Sentences with beryllium
1. Noun, singular or mass
Beryllium is useful in radiology because X-rays can pass through beryllium, making it appear transparent.