from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See rutherfordium.

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  • n. Rutherfordium.

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  • n. a radioactive transuranic element which has been synthesized


Latin ūnus, one; see union + nīl, nothing; see nil + quad(ri)- + -ium.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Systematic name, literally "element 104". (Wiktionary)


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