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  • noun chemistry, obsolete A rejected name for dubnium.
  • noun chemistry, obsolete A rejected name for bohrium.

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From Niels Bohr and -ium.

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  • (symbol Ns) former Soviet-proposed name for element 105, now called dubnium; and former German-proposed name for element 107, now called bohrium; after physicist Niels Bohr

    July 10, 2008