1. zirconium

noun. ['zɝˈkoʊniːəm'] a lustrous grey strong metallic element resembling titanium; it is used in nuclear reactors as a neutron absorber; it occurs in baddeleyite but is obtained chiefly from zircon.


  • zircon
  • metallic element
  • atomic number 40
  • zirconium silicate
  • baddeleyite
  • metal

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Example sentences of the word zirconium

1. Noun, singular or mass
The stone is a form of zirconium oxide that is created in a laboratory.