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

  • n. The name formerly used for dubnium. Also called unnilpentium.

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  • n. A rejected name for dubnium.

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  • n. a transuranic element


After Otto Hahn.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


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  • former US-proposed name (symbol Ha) for element 105, now called dubnium; and former IUPAC-proposed name (symbol Hn) for element 108, now called hassium; after physicist Otto Hahn

    July 10, 2008