Associations to the word «Uranium»

Wiktionary

URANIUM, noun. The element with atomic number 92 and symbol U.
URANIUM HEXAFLUORIDE, noun. (chemistry) a binary compound of uranium and fluorine, UF6; it is a grey solid, or heavy gas, and is used in the uranium enrichment process to produce fuel for nuclear reactors or nuclear weapons
URANIUM HEXAFLUORIDES, noun. Plural of uranium hexafluoride
URANIUM NITRIDE, noun. (chemistry) an insoluble binary compound or uranium and nitrogen, (UN)n, used as fuel rods in nuclear reactors
URANIUM NITRIDE, noun. (chemistry) the ring compound U8N16, containing alternate azide and nitride groups, soluble in hydrocarbon solvents
URANIUM NITRIDES, noun. Plural of uranium nitride

Dictionary definition

URANIUM, noun. A heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element; occurs in many isotopes; used for nuclear fuels and nuclear weapons.

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