noun. ['ˈɪtriːəm'] a silvery metallic element that is common in rare-earth minerals; used in magnesium and aluminum alloys.
- metallic element
- Ytterby (Swedish)
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Example sentences of the word yttrium
1. Noun, singular or mass
Radioactive forms of the rare earth elements samarium and yttrium are used in compounds that fight cancer.