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1. uranium

noun. ['jɝˈeɪniːəm'] a heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element; occurs in many isotopes; used for nuclear fuels and nuclear weapons.

Synonyms

  • metallic element
  • uranium 235
  • atomic number 92
  • U
  • uranium 238
  • uraninite
  • metal

Etymology

  • Uranus (Malay (macrolanguage))

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Words that Rhyme with Uranium

  • titanium
  • geranium
  • cranium

How do you pronounce uranium?

Pronounce uranium as jərˈeɪniəm.

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Example sentences of the word uranium


1. Noun, singular or mass
The only economically and environmentally practical way to obtain that uranium is by mining it out of the ground.

2. Adjective
Assemble your completed uranium atom by placing the three orbits on top of each to resemble a flower.

3. Verb, past participle
Radon is a common and naturally occurring gas that seeps from soils that have uranium in them.

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