Definitions

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

  • n. An artificially produced radioactive element with atomic number 111 and a mass number of 280, whose most stable known isotope has a half-life of 3.6 seconds. See Table at element.

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  • n. A transuranic chemical element (symbol Rg) with atomic number 111.

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  • n. a radioactive transuranic element

Etymologies

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

After Wilhelm Konrad Roentgen.

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Surname of Wilhelm Roentgen + -ium

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  • Rg, also Uuu.

    November 26, 2007

  • formerly known by the placeholder name unununium

    September 25, 2007