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  • n. A rare earth, regarded by some as an oxide of the supposed element gadolinium, by others as only a mixture of the oxides of yttrium, erbium, ytterbium, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A rare earth associated with yttria and regarded as the oxide (Gd2O3) of a metallic element, gadolinium.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In chem., oxid of gadolinium, one of the rare earths, found as a constituent of the mineral samarskite from North Carolina; also found in orthite.


New Latin See gadolinite. (Wiktionary)


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