chemical symbol

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chemical symbol

[′kem·i·kəl ′sim·bəl]
(chemistry)
A notation for one of the chemical elements, consisting of letters; for example Ne, O, C, and Na represent neon, oxygen, carbon, and sodium.
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8226; Availability of information about the bond length and chemical element symbols in the molecule.
The previously mentioned NeON and XeNON are also examples of nonmetal words which can be produced entirely with nonmetal element symbols.
Anil points out that "the element symbols Al (aluminium or aluminum) and N (nitrogen) are alphanumerically truthful.
The element symbols are then used, followed by the average content adjusted by a multiplying factor.
302--Richard Lederer omitted SiLvEr from the list of elements which can be spelled from element symbols.
Others papers have offered more transadditions (Francis, 2006a), old names for some of the elements, elements in US placenames, and words composed exclusively of the element symbols, such as CoAgULaTe.
Specifically, what five-letter words correspond to element symbols with the lowest and highest atomic numbers in the atomic number range 10000-99999?