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Etymology

1. thorium

noun. ['ˈθɑːriːəm'] a soft silvery-white tetravalent radioactive metallic element; isotope 232 is used as a power source in nuclear reactors; occurs in thorite and in monazite sands.

Synonyms

  • metallic element
  • thorite
  • thorium-228
  • monazite
  • atomic number 90
  • radiothorium
  • metal

Etymology

  • Thor (English)

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Rhymes with Thorium

  • abiam
  • ad-nauseum
  • alluvium
  • ammonium
  • ankerium
  • aquarium
  • atrium
  • auditorium
  • axiom
  • bacterium
  • barium
  • beryllium
  • byzantium
  • cadmium
  • calcium
  • capernaum
  • cesium
  • chriptosporidium
  • chromium
  • colloquium

Sentences with thorium


1. Noun, singular or mass
A Geiger counter will pick up the radiation from the thorium.

2. Adjective
Zircon is a rare mineral made from the zirconium silicate compound with uranium and thorium elements.

2. thorium-228

noun. radioactive isotope of thorium with mass number 228.

Synonyms

  • atomic number 90
  • thorium
  • radiothorium
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