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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An artificially produced radioactive element with atomic number 107 for which isotopes have been observed with mass numbers ranging from 260 to 275, all of which decay by alpha-particle emission. The isotope with mass number 264 has the longest confirmed half-life (1.3 seconds), although longer half-lifes have been reported for some of its heavier isotopes. cross-reference: Periodic Table.

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  • noun A transuranic chemical element (symbol Bh) with an atomic number of 107.

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  • noun a transuranic element

Etymologies

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

[After Niels Henrik David Bohr.]

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Surname of Niels Bohr + +‎ -ium

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    December 16, 2007