American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Chemistry A tabular arrangement of the elements according to their atomic numbers so that elements with similar properties are in the same column.
- n. chemistry A tabular chart of the chemical elements according to their atomic numbers so that elements with similar properties are in the same column.
- n. (chemistry) a tabular arrangement of the chemical elements according to atomic number as based on the periodic law
“Alas, the popular legend: The legend that the periodic table came to Mendeleev in a dream is discussed in G. W. Baylor, ‘What do we really know about Mendeleev’s dream of the periodic table?”
“Mendeleev predicted that the blanks in his periodic table would be filled with elements of certain atomic weights and properties.”
“But it was that fire that made his mother move to St. Petersburg, where Mendeleev was able to study with Bunsen and, eventually, come up with the periodic table of the elements.”
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