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1. yttrium

noun. ['ˈɪtriːəm'] a silvery metallic element that is common in rare-earth minerals; used in magnesium and aluminum alloys.

Synonyms

  • ytterbite
  • metallic element
  • fergusonite
  • gadolinite
  • Y
  • xenotime
  • metal

Etymology

  • 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.

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