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  • n. The systematic element name for flerovium, the chemical element with atomic number 114 (symbol Uuq).

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  • n. a radioactive transuranic element


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  • In December 1998 and January 1999, high-energy physicists in Russia created a superheavy element called ununquadium with a record 114 protons. -- Top News

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