noun. ['ˈtæntələm'] a hard grey lustrous metallic element that is highly resistant to corrosion; occurs in niobite and fergusonite and tantalite.
- metallic element
Rhymes with Tantalum
Sentences with tantalum
1. Noun, singular or mass
Fires involving tantalum must be put out with dry sand.
2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Reports that tantalum does not cause cancer are perhaps the most reassuring.
Both electrolytic and tantalum capacitors are polarized and markings are printed on the surface of the capacitors.